Ludicrously well paid Eastlands bench warmer set to get some first team football at Upton Park.
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Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has confirmed Wayne Bridge is undergoing a medical at West Ham.
As revealed by Sky Sports News earlier on Tuesday West Ham are closing in on a loan move for Bridge.
Bridge is looking to leave City after dropping down the pecking order at Eastlands.
Aston Villa were hoping to sign the full-back, but it appears West Ham are set to win the race for the former Chelsea man with the left-back in London for a medical.
“Bridge, I think today, is in London for a medical,” said Mancini. (Sky Sports)
What does Roberto Mancini mean “I think he is in London”, aren’t all footballers tagged and followed by members of club staff? If not, what are those 20 or so hangers on doing in the dug out during matches? Time used to be that there would be a couple of subs, a man with a sponge and the boss and no one else now the subs bench needs to be long enough to cater for a bus load. Anyway, we digress.
Wayne Bridge is a good player who seemingly has been happy to wait out his time on huge wages and play occasionally in Europa League action, by all accounts this loan move to West Ham could be made permanent if the England full back helps West Ham stay up, if they go down then the former Chelsea man will return to Manchester to live in his house made entirely of gold nuggets.
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