Cardiff City Transfer News

Solskjaer leaves Cardiff City

September 18, 2014

Former Man Utd striker and current Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has stepped down from his role as manager after just nine months in charge of the Welsh club.

Cardiff currently sit 17th in the Championship Table after three defeats in seven games, including Tuesday’s 1-0 home defeat to Middlesbrough and a 4-2 loss against Norwich City.

Tony Pulis is the favorite with most bookies to take charge, however the former Crystal Palace manager has said he has not been approached by Cardiff.

Solskjaer who made over 200 apperances for Utd as a player was appointed manager back in January 2014, while Cardiff where 3rd bottom in the Premier League Table and facing relegation.

Solskjaer could not get them out of trouble, and they were eventually relegated from the Premier League.

Owner Vincent Tan said: “Regrettably our recent results do not justify Ole’s continued role as manager at Cardiff.”

Solskjaer said: “I want to thank Vincent for giving me the opportunity to manage Cardiff City.

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Cardiff looking at Espanyol centre-back

July 27, 2013

Premier League newcomers Cardiff are believed to be interested in signing Espanyol centre-back Hector Moreno. The Catalan club rate the Mexican in the £8million bracket, but Cardiff’s Welsh rivals Swansea have already had a bid of around £4million turned down by the Spanish club.

The Bluebirds completed the £2million signing of full-back John Brayford from Derby, while they are still waiting to hear back from Toulouse midfielder Etienne Capoue, on whether he wants to complete his £8.6million move.

The Bluebirds are believed to be facing tough opposition for the French midfielder’s signature, with Spanish club Atletico Madrid also showing an interest in the player.

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Cardiff set to complete double swoop

July 26, 2013

Premier League newcomers Cardiff look set to complete a double swoop. The Bluebirds have agreed a fee of around £2million for Derby defender John Brayford. The former-Crewe star is now expected in the Welsh capital to discuss personal terms and have a medical ahead of completing the move.

Cardiff have also had a bid of £8.6million accepted by Toulouse for French midfielder Etienne Capoue. The 25-year-old has previously been linked with moves to Arsenal and Everton. However, it seems that Spanish club Atletico Madrid are the Bluebirds main rivals to sign the highly-rated midfielder.

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