FOOTBALL: ISLAND LIFE FOR GAZZA?MALTESE side Marsaxlokk are attempting an audacious bid to sign former England midfielder
In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). Paul Gascoigne Paul John Gascoigne (born 27 May, 1967 in Gateshead, England), often referred to as Gazza, is a retired English football player who is widely regarded as one of the most gifted footballers of his generation. . The Premier League sidehaveannounced Gascoigne is to fly out to Malta today to discuss a move to the Mediterranean island.
``We have spoken to the player and he told us that he will be making travel arrangements in order to arrive in Malta some time on Tuesday. ``If he arrives in the morning he could even attend a first training session in the afternoon,'' said club vice-president Hermann Schiavone.
It is believed Gascoigne will be offered a monthly wage of around pounds 12,500 plus an apartment in the exclusive resort of St Julian's.