Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

Bakke Wants To Continue At Villa

Bakke Wants To Continue At Villa

It goes without saying, any player would prefer life in the Premiership rather than the Championship, and ... Leeds midfielder Eirik Bakke has told Villa boss David O'Leary he wants to remain with the midlands club for the remainder of the season.

Bakke's cut loan agreement runs out at the end of January and Villa are trying to reach agreement with Leeds to extend the stay until May.

The Norway international has become an integral part of O'Leary's plans after overcoming injury problems which blighted his past two seasons at Elland Road.

O'Leary: 'I've said to the club I want to keep him until the end of the season. I don't know if other clubs are going to be looking at him.

'Eirik wants to stay. He's been into my office and said he doesn't want to go anywhere else for the rest of the season.

'I would say Leeds will wait until the very end of January to see if any offers come in for him but Eirik has told us he wants to stay here until the end of the season.'

O'Leary: 'Personally I think Eirik needs this season to get himself completely right. I think by the end of the season, if he goes along the same way, he'll be a very attractive player for somebody to buy.

'I'm not even thinking about next season yet. I just want to secure him until the end of the season to be honest. I'll be happy to do that for now.'



Register on this site via the drop down menu and leave feedback to this story below or click here to join in the debates on the forum.

Go on, get vitalled!

Writer:
Date:Friday January 13 2006
Time: 1:09PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds United Articles

LUFC On This Day - January 19th

A look back at what happened on this day January 19th in the history of Leeds United

LUFC Final Day Of The Season Details Confirmed

The Football League have confirmed final day details across all three divisions of the Football League

LUFC Sutton Manager Warns Leeds Ahead Of Cup Clash

Sutton United manager Paul Doswell has warned Leeds United against making too many changes for the FA Cup Fourth Round tie

LUFC Bartley Named Leeds Player Of The Month

Leeds United defender Kyle Bartley has been named the Louis Erard Player of the Month for December

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Would you sell Chris Wood for £15M?
Suggested By:
Yes if the money was re-invested on 3 or 4 players22%
No - Not for sale at any price78%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Leeds United Results (view all)

Leeds United Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 5:30PM : Barnsley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 25 2017 7:45PM : Nottingham Forest (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 29 2017 2:00PM : Sutton United (a)
FA Cup
Feb 1 2017 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 5 2017 12:00PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Cardiff City (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71201
2.deslondon111
3.Tiny T81
4.SimonTVW56
5.King Billy55
6.Spanky White54
7.ultraleeds51
8.@OxonWhite51
9.erni45
10.Oyper39
Vital Football Comment