UK time is: 15:41:24
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Laws Confirms Kluivert Interest

Wednesday boss Brian Laws has confirmed that he's offered former Barcelona and Newcastle striker Patrick Kluivert a trial at Hillsborough this summer.

Rumours were abound that the 31-year-old hitman was a target for Wednesday after Laws revealed he was looking to bring a big name in to the club to bolster his attacking options next season.

And after missing out on Billy Sharp, Grzegorz Rasiak and Kenwyne Jones, Laws has decided to look abroad to freshen his squad up with the Owls trying to bring the former Dutch international to S6 next term.

'I have a strong contact in Holland who is Kluivert's agent,' Laws told BBC Radio Sheffield.

'We've invited the boy down, and I want to run the rule over him. It is just a possibility and is nothing concrete at the moment, but we've made an enquiry.'

Premiership clubs Bolton and Wigan have both been offered to see the striker, who was released on a free transfer by PSV Eindhoven, but have rejected the opportunity, paving the way for the Owls to take their chances.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday July 24 2007

Time: 9:24AM

Your Comments

Not going to get too excited! What a draw he would be to the club, what i remember of him was a great finisher, lazy but scores goals! We need a good number nine, paddy would be great!
Gilley21
this would be a major coup for the club, even if he wasn't that succesful it would show who we are and that we mean business, I can't imagine Brunty Whelan or Simek wanting to leave after hearing this
wednesday4europe
me neither but to be honest is pants i think fowler or even hasslebank would have been better and as if hed sign good news for sheffield night clubs if he does
fozzyp
I'm a Stoke fan & I have to admit I'm very impressed with the fact your going for Kluivert. It would be a huge coup not just for Wednesday but also for the Championship. I thought Fowler was going to be the biggest attraction in the league but Kluivert would top that! Good luck for next year
knowles
same to you knowlesy thanks for the support
jimbob owl
thanks knowles same to you
Gilley21
lol the dnt need luck they got great side wish we had it ...... hopefull we will if kluivert came .....
up the owls 2k7
would their be re-sale value with kluivet if we kept him contract, or has the value gone from the player?? UTO
S26OWL
gilley21 & jimbob- thanks for the kind words. i look forward to going up to hillsborough this season. i think we need all the luck we can get, we've only signed one player so far! ok, multi million dollar question...kluivert or henderson?!!!!!!!!!!!! (or you can have cresswell if you cant choose!)
knowles
kluivert thank you
jimbob owl
i want fuller!! lol
Gilley21
i want some john smiths smooth mmmmm before 2nites game
jimbob owl
Give the No9 shirt to small.
will it ever happen
Sorry to end the dream, but it'l never happen. Even if he does come for a trial. Wages will always be the main problem.
Bigash
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Owls sign Watford's McGugan on loan (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Madine joins Coventry City on loan (Thursday October 30 2014)

Westwood called up to Ireland squad (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Everton recall Hope from Owls loan (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Owls out to improve Hillsborough form (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Gray pleased with Brentford point (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Owls youngster makes England U20 squad (Thursday October 2 2014)

Archived Sheffield Wednesday Articles

List All Vital Wednesday Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Norwich 18 7 6 5 6 27
11. Wolves 18 7 6 5 -3 27
12. Cardiff 18 7 5 6 1 26
13. Sheff Wed 18 4 10 4 -2 22
14. Huddersfield 18 5 6 7 -6 21
15. Reading 18 6 3 9 -6 21
16. Leeds Utd 18 5 5 8 -5 20

Breaking League News

RUFC - Walker Back Out On Loan
Rotherham : 28/11/2014 14:31:00
The Season So Far
Wolves : 28/11/2014 14:07:00
The Inside Story Of The AGM (Part 2)
Norwich : 28/11/2014 12:00:00
12th Man - Rousing Support Lifts Everyone
Wigan : 28/11/2014 10:43:00
Did Toney fail Wolves medicial?
Wolves : 28/11/2014 10:02:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How Will Wednesday do this season?
Suggested By:  
Top 2 14%
Play-offs 26%
Mid-table 51%
Relegation scrap 8%
Relegated 1%