Bellamy Proves His Worth

February 9, 2009 by
Filed under: Craig Bellamy 

Craig Bellamy has made an impression in his early days with Manchester City. The Welsh International has scored in two of his first three matches with the club and has looked lively going forward. Bellamy, is without a doubt comfortable in Mark Hughes setup.

Having played for Hughes at Blackburn, and with the Welsh National Team, Bellamy is less likely to wear out his City welcome than he did recently at West Ham, Liverpool and eventually at Newcastle. When inserted into the City attack, Bellamy compliments Robinho’s game well, having played previously with cosmopolitan styled sides in Newcastle and Liverpool.

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Additionally, Bellamy is very useful in any British oriented tactical setup. Hughes knows that and that is why he made signing the player a priority for the January Transfer Window.

City took a perception hit with the failure to sign Kaka. But in signing Bellamy, and Nigel DeJong, Wayne Bridge and Shay Given the club bolstered every part of the side. In time, Bellamy may prove to the be wisest of the signings and those in the press that believe the club overpaid f <!– /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-parent:””; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-fareast-font-family:”Times New Roman”;} @page Section1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in; mso-header-margin:.5in; mso-footer-margin:.5in; mso-paper-source:0;} div.Section1 {page:Section1;} –>

for him could be exposed as foolish

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