Date: 11th June 2006 at 1:25pm
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Reading boss and former City manager ( for a few days anyway), Steve Coppell is reportedly keen to sign David James in a £2m deal, according to the BBC.

Jamo is currently on World Cup duty as cover for Paul Robinson, and has been a good servant for City since he joined from West Ham, despite all the flak he’s copped in the press.

If true, a fee of around £2m might just be enough to tempt Psycho into parting with one of City’s mainstays over the last few seasons, although James’ departure would leave a short-term problem with just Nicky Weaver and two inexperienced ‘keepers, Kaspar Schmeichel and Joe Hart.

City No 2, Weaver has recovered from a string of bad injuries and would relish the prospect of being City No 1 again, but despite him being a City favourite, there are still doubts about whether he could re-capture the outstanding form of his earlier career, that saw him on the fringes of international honours.

Should City cash in on James or is he still too valuable to let go?

 

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