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Manchester City Manager Mark Hughes is to launch a bid for West Ham`s centre-back Matthew Upson.
Mark Hughes hopes to take full advantage of West Ham`s financial state before they manage to change owners. Manchester City are prepared to offer 8 million pounds for the defender and match or beat his current salary of £75,000 a week.
Is Mark Hughes looking to build a team capable of finishing in the top 6 or one that can challenge at the top. In my opinion Upson is not much better than the first choice Centre-Backs we already have. I would however be pleased to see him come to club because he is certainly better than Tal Ben-Haim and would provide that extra cover.
I would prefer Hughes to raid his former club and bring the lanky Samba to Eastlands. If you were Hughes, who would you bring in at Centre-Back?