Cardiff City in talks with Gareth Bale’s agent as transfer news chief and announces dual appointment

Here are your Cardiff City headlines for Wednesday, 22 June.

Bale in the training ground as a conversation with the agent

Cardiff City president Mehmet Dalman is in talks with Gareth Bale’s agent over a move to the Bluebirds, although several clubs are understood to be interested in the player’s signing.

Bell was at the club’s Vale of Glamorgan training base on Wednesday morning, a facility he shares with the FAW. The player was doing some physio work with the medical staff of FAW. It is understood that manager Steve Morrison spoke with Bell for the first time this summer, while the player was at the facility. You can read more about him here.

And we understand that Dalman has been in contact with representatives for Bell in recent weeks to discuss plans to move to the player’s hometown club. While it must be emphasized that nothing has been agreed with anyone yet, Cardiff are certainly a club that is right in the mix.

Vincent Tan has been keeping a close eye on the proceedings and is really excited about the prospect of Meczyki playing the greatest footballer of all time for his club. Should Bale decide he wants to join the Bluebirds, it could have a real knock-on effect on the upside and reinvigorate Tan’s desire to help bring City back into the Premier League.

Hopefully, Bell will make his decision before going on vacation with his family in the coming days.

READ MORE: Gareth Bale visits Cardiff training center today as he speaks for the first time with Steve Morrison

Player reports for the pre-season

Cardiff’s pre-season begins today as players report for their first day of training.

Staff were back in the building at the start of the week as the coaching staff and the club’s new youth signings were announced on Tuesday.

But Steve Morrison gathered his players at the club’s Vale of Glamorgan training base, donning his New Balance training kit, as eight new signings were introduced for established players.

It is known that testing and light training took place on the first day.

double appointment confirmation

The Bluebirds confirmed to WellsOnline that Graham Stack and Patrick Wilson have joined the club’s coaching staff.

Stack joins Watford as goalkeeping coach, and Wilson Bath changes from rugby to football as he is appointed head of physical performance.

Stack, 40, said: “I’m really pleased to be here. It’s an incredible place. When I was at Plymouth Argyll, I actually came to Cardiff for tests and spent a month in the city, and here’s my thoroughly enjoyed the time.

“Steve Morrison is someone I’ve spoken to a lot through football over the years and after discussing future plans, it felt like the right move for me. I’m happy to work with the goalkeepers we have And I believe it’s going to be competitive. We have some incredible talent on that side.

“Everyone is very appreciative about the club. These are exciting times for Cardiff City. We have a lot of fresh faces who want to make a positive impact. This project is something I’m really looking forward to being a part of.”

Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster tweeted: “Ahhhhhh stacky this is class!!! Totally qualified! GK coming to work every single day.”

Meanwhile, Wilson said after his appointment: “The discussions I’ve had with Steve Morrison so far have been great. He’s given me so much clarity about my game, and provided me with a lot of information about the players we have.” and what kind of things he wants to keep.

“Making a team physically and physically, going out twice a week and being competitive is going to be such an exciting, challenging task. What I bring to me is my knowledge of the physique and the physical side of these elite athletes and ensure that they are prepared to implement the manager’s game plan competition.

“Pre-season is the time when you get an opportunity to understand what the players are capable of physically and mentally. We’ll work out a strategy that will help the boys see the game plan, and that’s what pre-season is for.”

Will Vox explains Sheffield Wednesday decision

Will Woakes on Wednesday explained his decision to decline the Championship’s offers to link-up with League One heavyweight Sheffield.

WellsOnline reported that the Owls were keen on the midfielder’s signing, although the Meczyki international was deemed eager to remain in the Championship. But, speaking of the move, Valks explained why he chose Hillsborough over several other possible destinations.

He said, “The championship was interested … Club website,

“The manager played a big part in this. No one needed to tell me how big the club was. I am well aware of how big the club is.

“I’ve been here for a long time and have played here enough times to know the size of the club.

“I had positive communication with Gaffer and plans for the future. I wanted to be a part of it and it didn’t take too long and I’m happy to be here now.”

He said: “There is no disrespect to the league, but I don’t think there are many other clubs that I wanted to join the league. I wanted to be part of a club that had ambition, which this (Wednesday) certainly is.” It does, and it needs to go higher in the league. It’s something I’m here to try and help the club.”

Portsmouth optimistic on signing Marlon Pack

Portsmouth are reportedly becoming more optimistic about the signing of former Cardiff City midfielder Marlon Pack.

WellsOnline revealed that Paik had received interest from Bristol City, Shrewsbury and Pompeii, which had held talks with all three clubs. Robbins’ interest seemed to be waning fast, although the same could not be said for the first club in the pack, Portsmouth, who are eager to add a new midfield this summer.

And this Portsmouth News Report that Danny Cowley’s side is more confident about signing their former player this summer.

He claims talks are on between the two sides and hopes a deal for the 31-year-old, who hails from Portsmouth, can be concluded soon.

Josh Laurent confirmed at Stoke City

Cardiff City transfer target Josh Laurent has been confirmed as a new signing by Stoke City.

The Bluebirds are in talks with Laurent, whose contract at Reading expires this summer, with Steve Morrison having a close personal relationship with him from his days playing at Shrewsbury Town.

Although it looked like Laurent’s resignation would happen elsewhere this summer, so many Championship clubs were deemed eager to sign him. And, it seems, Bluebirds Championship rival Stoke have come out on top of the race.

Laurent, who has signed a three-year deal and joins former Bluebird Aidan Flint at Bet365 Stadium, said: “I am really happy to have completed it. There has been interest from Stoke for some time and as soon as it became clear That I was going to be a free agent, they called me and told me how interested they were. They showed me how much they wanted me.

“The manager went to London to talk to me and it meant a lot. He told me how much he wanted me and assured me that I would play. It was all really up to him as he made me feel wanted and told how he felt he could further my career. ,

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