Blues Linked To International Striker

Posted on May 31, 2006 
Filed Under Blues News

Colin Tattum (who else?) in the Birmingham Mail has claimed that Blues are tracking Hungarian international striker Peter Rajczi.

The talented 25 year old currently played for Ujpest FC in Hungary. He has registered 23 goals in 23 games this season as well as bagging himself 3 goals in eight international appearances. The player was an unsued substitute in last night’s friendly against England at Old Trafford.

Finding information on the striker is difficult since a hell of a lot of it happens to be in foreign and the ‘Translate’ tool on Google isn’t as good as they’d like to make out that it is! According to one article I found, the player had an unsuccessful trial with Stoke City in November last year although I can’t confirm that with any other online sources.

Various online profile have him at 175-183 cms tall and weighing 70-77kg – it would suggest that he’s far from a target-man and much more of a predator with an eye for a finish. No player scores 23 in 23 – regardless of division – if he’s got a shot like Emile Heskey! (Shoosh Heskey fans, I’m just kidding)

But speaking of Heskey, could a move for Rajczi spell the end for Emile at Blues? I don’t see the need for five strikers and I firmly believe that the hoofball tactic will always be too tempting whilst Blues have big Emile up front. Therefore it could be a case of taking the £3.5m that’s on offer from Blackburn or Wigan and then ploughing (please, God) that money straight back into even more team-building.


6 Responses to “Blues Linked To International Striker”

  1. view from the south on May 31st, 2006 6:01 pm

    I’ve just been on the Ujpest website, and although my Hungarian ain’t too clever it seems to say –
    Rajczi Péter 1981. 04. 03. 183/77 73/42 (23/23) 8/3,
    which are D.O.B., height, weight, apps/goals (04/05 -05/06 combined), apps/goals (05/06 only) and subs/goals.
    They however could of course be a number for a Budapest Knocking Shop for all i know!

  2. Aff on May 31st, 2006 6:29 pm

    Heh! I think you deserve some sort of award for comment that has most made me chuckle – and I’ve had nearly 1,000 comments in the last six months!

  3. Joys & Sorrows » Blog Archive » Strikers In & Out on June 4th, 2006 10:08 am

    [...] As for strikers in… Teamtalk have linked us with Hungarian international Peter Rajczi. You can read more about him here. He has also been linked with West Bromwich Albion and Premiership new-boys Watford. [...]

  4. Joys & Sorrows » Blog Archive » Blues In Fight For Striker? on August 25th, 2006 8:39 pm

    [...] The striker has also been linked with Championship rivals Stoke City, West Bromwich Albion, Leeds United and Crystal Palace as well as Premiership new-boys Watford. Blues were first linked with the player in last May and I wrote a small article about him with various bits and bobs. You can read it by clicking here. [...]

  5. brent armer on January 29th, 2007 7:20 pm

    Just ti let you know Peter Rajczi signed for Barnsley FC today, Come on you reds!!!!

  6. Aff on January 29th, 2007 7:28 pm

    I hope he does the business for you, mate. Don’t mind Barnsley. Much less offensive than either of the Sheffield clubs.

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