Vital Football

Latest Wolverhampton Wanderers News

Berra in pole position

Berra in pole position

Wolverhampton Wanderers gaffer Ståle Solbakken has conceded that Christophe Berra's Wolves future is almost out of his hands.

The 27-year-old Scotland international is currently Transfer-listed as his current deal at Molineux is set to expire at the end of the current season.

Berra had looked odds on to leave Wolves this season, but apparently 'tentative talks' had been held in November between the club and the player and Wolverhampton Wanderers gaffer Ståle Solbakken is now keen to try and negotiate a new deal.

However, with only six months remaining on his contract Christophe Berra is the one who now holds all the cards with Wolves leaving discussions so late.

'We`ve agreed that because his contract is so close to the end now that we`re not in pole position for anything so he decides that in a way because it`s coming to the transfer window.' Solbakken told the Birmingham Mail.

He continued: 'I think it`s positive and he`s gradually getting better and better and we`re in talks with him.

"So we`ll see where it ends."

Berra has really stamped his place down alongside Roger Johnson in the Wolves defence, leaving Georg Margreitter on the sidelines.

That has probably surprised Solbakken who believes that Berra has improved mentally over the course of this season.

He added: "I think he had to sort out his head in terms of being tougher against himself. He had a tendency to hide behind excuses.

"Now he makes more correct decisions, which means his overall performances have improved.

Tell us what you think

As well as joining in on the forum and article comments below, you can also write an article to appear on our site!

This website is 100% by the fans and we are always looking for people to get involved. If this interests you please contact Vital Wolves.




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

Writer:Akela
Date:Wednesday December 19 2012
Time: 12:00PM

Comments

0
look, who cares, he is an average defender at best and the fact that teams havent been clambering over each other to take him since we tx listed him ... and even more baffling, Stale has come out saying he wil only look at Frimpong if Doumbia goes away on Africa Cup duty ... What the ?? Frimpong is a huge chunk better than Diumbia, who ironically seems to be the one struglling for fitness, and we should be as nice as we possibly can to him to get return. Very puzzled.
AdMant
19/12/2012 14:29:00
0
Admant totally agree with Berra not that good no one woud sign him when he wanted to leave just shows how good he is.This is why i am wondering did SS look at them DVDs at are defence because if he did Berra and a lot more would have been told get on your bike because your not good enough. But it seems SShas been spellbound by these idiots why our most of them still with Wolves there not good enough
kiawolves
19/12/2012 19:27:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wolves Articles

Video - Norwich 3-1 Wolves

Wolves were eventually beaten 3-1 by Norwich with Carl Ikeme - a substitute keeper couldn't come in as all three changes had been made - also seeing red on 72 minutes.

Stats: Norwich City v Wolves

All the stats from Norwich City (3) vs (1) Wolves, Carrow Road, 21/1/17 Att: 26,303

Norwich v Wolves - Team Sheets

Wolves go to Carrow Road as the visitors to Norwich for the latest Championship game.

Officials - Norwich v Wolves (21/1/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Norwich City and Wolverhampton Wanderers this Saturday.

Archived Vital Wolves Articles

Vital Wolves articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Wolves
Write For Vital Wolves
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Norwich MotM
Suggested By:
Ikeme20%
Iorfa0%
Batth20%
Stearman20%
Doherty0%
Edwards0%
Price0%
Helder Costa40%
Mason0%
Ivan Cavaleiro0%
Bodvarsson0%
Sub - Weimann0%
Sub - Enobakhare0%
Sub - Dicko0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 27 19 1 7 58 33
2 Brighton 26 17 6 3 57 24
3 Huddersfield 27 15 4 8 49 2
4 Leeds Utd 27 15 3 9 48 10
5 Reading 26 14 4 8 46 2
6 Sheff Wed 27 13 6 8 45 5
7 Derby County 27 12 7 8 43 6
8 Barnsley 27 12 5 10 41 5
9 Fulham 26 10 10 6 40 13
10 Norwich 27 12 4 11 40 5
11 Preston 27 11 7 9 40 3
12 Birmingham 27 9 10 8 37 -5
13 Aston Villa 27 8 12 7 36 1
14 Ipswich 27 9 7 11 34 -5
15 Brentford 27 9 6 12 33 -1
16 Cardiff 26 9 6 11 33 -9
17 Q.P.R. 27 9 6 12 33 -11
18 Wolves 27 8 8 11 32 -3
19 Forest 27 8 6 13 30 -7
20 Bristol City 27 8 3 16 27 -4
21 Wigan 27 6 7 14 25 -8
22 Burton 27 6 7 14 25 -11
23 Blackburn 27 6 7 14 25 -12
24 Rotherham 27 4 4 19 16 -33
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Wolves Results (view all)

Wolves Fixtures (view all)

Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Barnsley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 5:30PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 24 2017 7:45PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.johnwolf9
Write for Vital Football