Vital Football

Latest Norwich City News

Adams: I Need Hooper Here

Adams: I Need Hooper Here


Neil Adams has moved quickly today to dispel any myth that Gary Hooper has asked to leave, which would basically mean he has handed in a transfer request.

A story in The Daily Mail with no source or fact listed, suggested yesterday that Hooper had asked to leave. Adams says otherwise.

"There`s been no transfer request from Gary Hooper," confirmed Adams. "I spoke to him two days ago and told him he`s one of the players we need to keep. He can score goals, Gary Hooper can. He will be a big part of the squad, along with many, many others.

"So I understand - there`s bound to be this sort of speculation and rumour, and somebody can make a throwaway comment that suddenly becomes national news.


"But Gary Hooper has not handed in a transfer request and I`ve told him I need him here to hopefully be part of pushing this team back into the Premier League, and he was happy with that."

Hooper scored eight times in 33 appearances and has two years left on the deal he signed after his £5.5m move from Celtic last summer.

In the meantime speculation was started by Sky Sports' Simon Thomas last night, that City were preparing a bid for Blackburn's free scoring striker, Jordan Rhodes. That obviously had City fans adding two and two together and coming up with Hooper leaving. I think it's far more likely that RvW would leave rather than Hooper.

Imagine the prospect of Hooper and Rhodes in City shirts...

OTBC




Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:The Tuckster
Date:Tuesday June 3 2014
Time: 7:57PM

Comments

0
NA needs to start talking to players and not media
DRAYTON GREEN
03/06/2014 20:17:00
0
Agreed - so he spoke with Hooper two days ago, but didn't actually say he was staying?
FCBEARS
03/06/2014 22:39:00
0
Talk is cheap, just like the management team appointments
DRAYTON GREEN
04/06/2014 08:15:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Norwich City Articles

Behaviour Rules - Some Initial Reaction

Various rules on what is and isn't acceptable are being rolled out this season in an attempt to reduce 'intolerable behaviour' towards match day officials. What's the initial reaction?

Norwich Make Improved McCormack Offer

According to Sky Sports Ipswich have also enquired after him

RVW Was A Millstone Around City's Neck

The Tuckster looks to the future

RvW Signs For Vitesse Arnhem

That escalated quickly

Archived Vital Norwich Articles

Vital Norwich articles from

Site Journalists

The Tuckster
Editor email
Profile
Savvy_Monkey
no email
Profile
LeeBoz
no email
Profile
Tom McHugh
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Do You Think McGovern Will Replace Ruddy?
Suggested By: Tuckster
Yes71%
No29%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Barnsley 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Blackburn 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Burton 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Norwich City Results (view all)

Norwich City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.DRAYTON GREEN378
2.FCBEARS337
3.yellow belly184
4.Steve from Oz110
5.suffolkcanary39
6.northern yellow25
7.Tuckster23
8.adrian2121
9.mooro16
10.Rex14