Nikola Zigic transfer

Villa and City were in the hunt for Zigic

May 28, 2010
By Soccernet staff
New Birmingham City striker Nikola Zigic was being hunted by Manchester City and Aston Villa, according to the player's agent.

Blues completed the £6 million capture of Zigic from Valencia on a four-year deal on Thursday but his agent, Milan Calasan, revealed he had also met with representatives of City in Switzerland en route to Birmingham.

Casalan also claimed that Villa had "begged'' for the deal to be put on hold until Martin O'Neill returned from holiday. He told the Birmingham ...

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