Sunderland A.F.C. - Shock as Cana Leaves Club
UK time is: 05:11:01
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Shock as Cana Leaves Club

A bolt from the blue this evening as the club has confirmed reports that our Captain Lorik Cana has been sold to Galatassary for 5M.

Cana has explained his reasons tonight and it seems the decision was taken to be closer to his family in Albania, as well as the chance to play Champions League football.

Bruce bought Cana from Marseille for 5M a year ago this month, so no transfer fee was lost on the player.

Cana shone early on in the season, especially in big games at home. Unfortunately the combative midfielder's form faded towards the end of the season and he was prone to picking up yellow cards and suspensions. Despite all of this, the player will be missed by supporters as he had become a fans favourite.

Will Bruce move quickly to replace Cana or is Cristian Riveros enough?

What do you think about tonights shock news, will Lorik Cana be missed?

Comment below or send us a tweet.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Paul Wallis Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 8 2010

Time: 8:50PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I am really upset he has left this early like. He was an important player in big games and also a hero when put at the back at times. Obvuiously his family is important and we wish the lad well in his career as he left on good terms with everyone.
GazJohnson
Report Abuse
08/07/2010 21:30:00

Never expected this, to be honest.He seemed like a vital player for Sunderland, one you could build a team around. Still, you've got Lee Cattermole, so he won't be too badly missed, hopefully.
DubaiSpur
Report Abuse
08/07/2010 22:24:00

He will be missed like Dubai but he was also risky with his lunges, 2 footed challenges and awful discipline. Riveros seems a lot tidier and we should break the bank for Ireland and N'Zogbia.
GazJohnson
Report Abuse
08/07/2010 22:31:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Stats: Arsenal v Sunderland (Thursday May 21 2015)

Arsenal v Sunderland: Team Sheet. (Wednesday May 20 2015)

Cattermole To Set New Record? (Wednesday May 20 2015)

Black Cats Make Moyes A Target? (Tuesday May 19 2015)

Who Was Your MOTM v Leicester? (Sunday May 17 2015)

Dick's View (Audio) v Leicester (Sunday May 17 2015)

Advocaat Could Stay (Saturday May 16 2015)

Archived Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

List All Vital Sunderland Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Crystal Palace 37 12 9 16 -5 45
13. WBA 37 11 11 15 -10 44
14. Leicester City 37 10 8 19 -13 38
15. Sunderland 37 7 17 13 -20 38
16. Aston Villa 37 10 8 19 -25 38
17. Newcastle 37 9 9 19 -25 36
18. Hull City 37 8 10 19 -18 34

Breaking League News

Pearson - We Want To Say Thank You
Leicester City : 22/05/2015 21:34:01
Vardy Still Getting His Head Around England Call
Leicester City : 22/05/2015 21:29:00
Dyche & Heaton Talk Villa
Burnley : 22/05/2015 21:17:00
Stoke target free transfer Konoplyanka
Stoke : 22/05/2015 21:17:00
Berahino Can Move - Pulis
WBA : 22/05/2015 21:03:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Leicester City
Suggested By:  
Pantilimon 37%
Jones 4%
Coates 8%
O'Shea 4%
van Aanholt 0%
Bridcutt 0%
Cattermole 26%
Larsson 17%
Defoe 0%
Graham 0%
Wickham 0%
Fletcher 80 0%
Johnson 60 4%