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REPORTS: Arsenal & Liverpool To Bid For Giant Defender

Arsenal and Liverpool are both set to bid for £10m rated Birmingham centre back Scott Dann, according to Sky Sports News.

The giant 6ft 5inch defender was a rock at the back for Birmingham before getting injured mid-way through the season, and the Midlands club are now resigned to losing the player after being relegated last season.

Arsene Wenger has made a new dominant centre back his priority this summer and has expressed his desire for a player with premiership experience, and Dann fits the bill.

Kenny Dalglish is also keen on the player after it looks like they have missed out on Blackburn’s Phil Jones as the Red’s continue to snap up young English talent.

Birmingham are thought to want around £10m for Dann, who is a life long Liverpool fan which must put them in pole position for his signature.




  1. Smudger

    June 12, 2011 at 10:18 pm

    Giant? 6’5? I think you’ll find he’s 6’2 (according to Birmingham’s official website no less)

    • Steve Jarvis

      June 13, 2011 at 12:24 am

      He’s 6ft 5in tall – FACT. The website is wrong – alot about BCFC which is wrong and thats another.

      • TheTruth

        June 13, 2011 at 3:05 am

        No he isn’t. FACT. They do smudge the numbers from time to time. ex. Carroll is taller than 6’3” and Ibrahimovic is shorter than 6’5”. Scott Dann however is not a hair over 6’2”.

  2. TheTruth

    June 12, 2011 at 10:24 pm

    6 foot f*cking 5? Are you serious? This is why blogs are a journalistic cesspool.

  3. sam

    June 12, 2011 at 10:39 pm

    HAHAHAHA what a joke, he’s 6’2 as these people have said. Not a giant. Great journalism…

  4. Bill

    June 12, 2011 at 10:52 pm

    Great journalism, so good the don’t even publish the authors name, the usual cut and paste without doing the research.

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  6. M.

    June 13, 2011 at 6:39 am

    May be he is 6-2′, but 256 lbs; that ‘ll make him giant of course.

    Joking apart, even if he is, say 6-6″, are we looking for a Basketball centre or a Football CB? someone quick, nimble & athletic? I don’t think Canevaro or Baressi is over 6’, neither was Fachessitti or Bekcenbaur or Passarella.

  7. jonesey

    June 13, 2011 at 6:49 am

    but is he a good player – thats all that matters.

  8. williams s. etete

    June 13, 2011 at 7:34 am

    pls someone should pass vital information to kenny and comolli to let know that they don’t have to loose in signing of these players -ALEXIS SANCHEZ-DIEGO,from wolfsbourg-EDEN HAZARD-JEFFEREN SUAREZ-GAGO-BOJAN-J.NAVAS-ROLANDO-F.COENTRAO -AGUERO-K.BENZEMA.they should the spend the money and bring these guys with these players pluss the the quality ones we have in the team no club will stop lfc from lifting the premier league these season,pls i want this comment to reach out to mr,kenny and mr,comolli.

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