Riise signing for Cardiff City

Last updated : 07 January 2003 By Michael Morris
Riise was lined up by Man City boss Kevin Keegan for a move to Maine Rd but now Cardiff have won the race to sign the young right sided midfielder.

Lennie told the official Cardiff website

"Despite firece competition we have managed to persuede the lad to move to Cardiff City"

Riise is expected to complete the move in the next couple of days, pending a medical.

Riise's elder brother Jan Arne is a regular for Liverpool.