UK time is: 21:24:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Arsenal Arsenal Give Us A Song

The 19-year-old has played twice in the Premiership this season and featured in the Gunners' Carling Cup run.

'We've been tracking Alexandre for some time and I'm positive he'll be a great addition to our midfield,' said Charlton boss Alan Pardew.

'Arsenal received interest from several top Premiership clubs, and I'm happy Alexandre has chosen us.'

The Cameroon youngster, who scored his first Arsenal goal in the 6-3 Carling Cup win at Liverpool, is Charlton's fourth transfer window signing.

Zheng Zhi, Ben Thatcher and Madjid Bougherra have already arrived at the club during January.

Song, the nephew of former Cameroon international Rigobert, initially joined Arsenal on loan from French club SC Bastia in July 2005.

Arsenal made the move permanent - and Gunners boss Arsene Wenger recently admitted that he would consider loaning out the player.

'The only one who may go out on loan is Song, because I want him to play somewhere,' said Wenger last week.

'In central midfield we are a bit congested, and he is ready to play.'


Song has also appeared in the Champions League, as an 89th minute substitute in the 2-1 win over Porto on 26 September.

The midfielder is currently in Congo for the African Youth Championship.

Arsenal fans don't seem to rate the youngster so far and the player is hoping to impress his parent club while at The Valley.




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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 31 2007

Time: 7:56AM

Your Comments

I think he's a good player, he just needs an opportunity to play regular football. Our newbie fans are hardly the most patient. It comes from never having to watch the likes of John Jensen and Ian Selley. Trust me, he'll do well with a run in your team.
hatespur
Lets hope so as our midfield could do with a bit of creativity.
davecook
I saw him score in the quater final of the carling cup and he looks like a good solid midfielder . hope we can get him ona permanant basis in the summer if he impresses!
calum72
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Fox Grabbing His Chance (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Charlton v Bolton PREVIEW (Thursday April 17 2014)

Charlton 1-2 Barnsley (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Brighton v Charlton PREVIEW (Friday April 11 2014)

Daggers Extend Azeez Loan Deal (Thursday April 10 2014)

Devite Open To New Valley Contract (Wednesday April 9 2014)

Riga To Remain Manager? (Wednesday April 9 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Charlton Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Sheff Wed 2 - 3 Charlton
Charlton 0 - 0 Bolton
Charlton 1 - 2 Barnsley
Brighton 3 - 0 Charlton
Charlton 3 - 2 Yeovil
Charlton 0 - 1 Reading

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Sheff Wed 44 13 14 17 1 53
16. Leeds Utd 44 15 8 21 -10 53
17. Huddersfield 44 13 11 20 -8 50
18. Charlton 43 11 12 20 -23 45
19. Doncaster 44 11 11 22 -28 44
20. Millwall 44 10 14 20 -29 44
21. Birmingham 43 11 10 22 -13 43

Breaking League News

LUFC Youngster in England squad for Euro finals
Leeds Utd : 23/04/2014 20:13:00
LUFC Butland - Leeds spell will help me
Leeds Utd : 23/04/2014 20:04:00
Upson - Positive Focus Required
Brighton : 23/04/2014 20:04:00
Final 2 games for Seasiders
Blackpool : 23/04/2014 20:01:00
DRFC Neill extends stay with Rovers
Doncaster : 23/04/2014 18:54:00
DRFC Rovers win Meite appeal
Doncaster : 23/04/2014 18:41:00
Fox Grabbing His Chance
Charlton : 23/04/2014 18:36:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

on a scale of 1-10 how do you think Charlton played against Yeovil
Suggested By:  
1 30%
2 14%
3 14%
4 0%
5 0%
6 14%
7 0%
8 0%
9 0%
10 28%