Profile: Vedran Corluka
- Current club: FC Lokomotiv Moscow
- Date of Birth: 5 February 1986
- Birthplace: Derventa, Derventa, SFR Yugoslavia
- Position: Defender
Sunderland move for ex-Tottenham defender Corluka
Former Tottenham defender Vedran Corluka is being lined up for a return to the Premier League.
Croatian defender Vedran Corluka has told reporters that he was so desperate to leave White Hart Lane, that he had to beg manager Harry Redknapp to let him leave the club. The defender joined Bayer Leverkusen on loan last month.
Bayer Leverkusen have completed a loan move for Tottenham defender Vedran Corluka until the end of the season. The Croatian has fallen out of favour behind Kyle Walker at White Hart Lane, and will spend the remainder of the season in Germany.
Tottenham are expecting several clubs to make an offer for unhappy defender Vedran Corluka this month. The Croatian defender has been linked with a move to Italy, with Roma reportedly winning the race for his signature.
Croatian defender Vedran Corluka - recently linked with a move to Serie A giants Roma - has told his club Tottenham that he would prefer to move on loan to a club in England, and plans to return in the summer and fight for a first team place at White Hart Lane.
Tottenham defender Vedran Corluka is on his way to Rome after failing to impress Harry Redknapp this season. The Croatian is playing second fiddle to the first choice Kyle Walker at right-back and has managed to appear only three times this season.
The agent of Croatian right back Vedran Corluka will set down with Tottenham representatives next week, and discuss the future of the former Dinamo defender, who has fallen out of favour at White Hart Lane.
Real Madrid and Roma are both on the verge of making a move for Tottenham defender Kyle Walker. The talented right back has forced his way into Spurs' first team this year, and Harry Redknapp is hoping to tie the England hopeful down to a new deal this month.
Whilst Blackburn fans scream for Steve Kean's resignation from the terraces; this week Tottenham coach Harry Redknapp offered support for his counterpart. Redknapp realistically must know a Spurs win could mean the end of the road for Kean. Defeat would see Rovers rooted to the very bottom of the table.
Harry Redknapp has started yoga and pilates classes for the entire first team in a desperate bid to improve the fitness of his squad.
Tottenham stunned Arsenal with one of the all time Premiership comebacks, as Spurs grabbed two incredibly late goals to draw 4-4 at the Emirates Stadium on a miserable Wednesday night for Arsenal.
Theo Walcott produced an outstanding display and bagged a hat trick to ensure England's World Cup 2010 qualification campaign kept it's 100 percent record. England thumped Croatia 4-1; the Croats first defeat on home soil in 14 years.
Vedran Corluka has admitted he was delighted to make a move from Man City to Tottenham. The Croatian defender joined on transfer deadline day in a £8 million deal.
Tottenham are preparing a move for Man City defender Vedran Corluka, according to reports. It is understood that the Croatian international has been recommended to Juande Ramos by new signing Luka Modric.
Croatia and Man City defender Vedran Corluka has praised Slaven Bilic after he completed a masterstroke by guiding the Croats to a 2-1 victory over Germany in Euro 2008.
Amidst all the drama at the City of Manchester Stadium this year, Croatian defender Vedran Corluka believes his first season with Man City has been successful, despite the rattlings between Thaksin Shinawatra and Sven Goran Eriksson.
Man City defender Vedran Corluka has spoken of his disgust and sadness at the horror injury Arsenal striker Eduardo sustained against Birmingham at the weekend. Corluka and Eduardo were teammates and Dinamo Zagreb.
On the week of the 50th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster, Man City travel to Old Trafford to take on 2nd place Man Utd desperate to return to the top of the league. Earlier in the season Man City and Sven-Goran Eriksson got one over United, and will be keen to prevent a 13th home win in a row for United.
Man City boss Sven-Goran Eriksson has stressed that he is ok with international breaks despite seeing Micah Richards, Richard Dunne, Vedran Corluka, Martin Petrov, Gelson Fernandes, Jihai Sun, Joe Hart, Andreas Isaksson and Kasper Schmeichel all return from duty this week.
Emmanuel Adebayor's ferocious goalscoring record continued today as he bagged his 20th and 21st goals of the season in a 3-1 victory over Man City at the City of Manchester in the early afternoon kick off. The victory sends the Gunners back on top and Emmanuel Adebayor was absolutely brilliant today. It was the first time City had been beaten at home in the Premiership.
Bryan Robson conjured up one of the most memorable nights of his managerial career as his Sheff Utd side battled to a brave 2-1 victory over Premiership side Man City to see Sven-Goran Eriksson's side tumbling out of the FA Cup prematurely.