UK time is: 14:41:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Why Loan Cerny?

AS REPORTS intensify that Radek Cerny - among others - could be leaving on loan, we ask why?

Only a week or so ago Mark Hughes revealed that he was looking to add a goalkeeper - now confirmed as Julio Cesar - and as a consequence could contemplate loaning out Brian Murphy.

The squad was announced with very few surprises in store - but perhaps the only surprise seemed to be the omission of Radek Cerny - the experienced Czech stopper that seemed to thrive on stepping into a crisis.

While Green was installed as number one following the departure of Paddy Kenny - and Brian Murphy would sit on the bench, I always had the impression - rightly or wrongly - that Cerny would leapfrog Murphy in the event of an injury.

The 38-year-old has had well-documented injury woes but was handed a new extension to his deal further adding credence to the theory that he was a man wanted in W12, unlike Murphy who has been earmarked to leave - alluded to previously.

Where is the value therefore in loaning out the veteran 'keeper, when in truth more games and training is the last thing required on the agenda. It certainly raises questions as to why therefore he has been left out.

To be loaned out at this stage in his career is not something necessarily that the 'keeper looks like he is courting - indeed he seems comfortable to work within the current set-up, not putting unnecessary strain on some evident ailments, and stepping in when required.

There appears to be no discernible value in loaning Cerny out. On the playing and training front, there is little left in the tank. From a financial side, I am sure that any prospective loan club would be wanting to bear a chunk of his wages for someone albeit talented but due to injuries, perhaps unreliable.

This is not in any way to deride his talent and skill - in fact it makes it more surprising that he was omitted as third choice in the first place - but loaning out Cerny is something that doesn't quite add up in my mind - how about you?




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: Boxer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday September 5 2012

Time: 6:29PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

The QPR Injury Table Situation (Friday March 27 2015)

Nail in the Coffin (Sunday March 22 2015)

One to Watch - John Stones (Sunday March 22 2015)

QPR v Everton - Match Preview (Sunday March 22 2015)

The Men in Black - QPR v Everton (Friday March 20 2015)

Youngster Joins Pompey (Friday March 20 2015)

Who R Ya - Everton (Friday March 20 2015)

Ramsey: Players Still Unified (Saturday March 14 2015)

Archived Queens Park Rangers Articles

List All Vital QPR 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)

1. QPR4Me 31
2. DMD_QPR 14
3. Superhoop50 13
4. The Uncredibale Hulk 11
5. paulrangers 9
6. sandydl 8
7. danielqpr 6
8. jdqpr1882 6
9. jezza99 6
10. dustman 5

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Q.P.R. 1 - 2 Everton
Crystal Palace 3 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 1 - 2 Spurs
Q.P.R. 1 - 2 Arsenal
Hull City 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Sunderland 0 - 2 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 30 8 9 13 -12 33
15. Hull City 30 6 10 14 -12 28
16. Aston Villa 30 7 7 16 -20 28
17. Sunderland 30 4 14 12 -21 26
18. Burnley 30 5 10 15 -23 25
19. Q.P.R. 30 6 4 20 -23 22
20. Leicester City 29 4 7 18 -21 19

Breaking League News

Why Mourinho should copy Wenger
Chelsea : 29/03/2015 14:18:01
Player Focus: Brazil v Chile Live Blogging
Chelsea : 29/03/2015 14:00:01
Live Coverage Of Brazil v Chile Match Day
Arsenal : 29/03/2015 13:35:01
West Ham Still in European Contention!
West Ham : 29/03/2015 10:33:00
Ibrahimovic for United?
Man Utd : 29/03/2015 10:27:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

QPR v Everton
Suggested By:  Admin
QPR 50%
Everton 25%
Draw 25%