Football Rumours Archive February 15 2009


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Remember i told you about Scolari, well get ready for the next exit, yes its Mark " And Er. " (very annoying) Hughes. He'll be sacked before the season and quite possibly before the end of the month, two more defeats and they'll be kicking off the sharks with their feet in the relegation zone.
Some good players at City so why all the mediocraty, I don't necessarily agree with it but Moyes has been earmarked for the job and its the money which will turn his head.
  Just after your opinions here guys, Does anyone think the Sky Sports news reporters all speak the same, for some reason they finish their sentences in broken syllables i.e. "As well" they all shuffle their papers as if their ignoring the screen and the viewer and they love to use the Er word almost in every other word. It's like they've had some sort of character transplant. Bring back Dickie Davies. Mike Wedderburn and David Bobin are ok they have personalties of their own but the rest are like something out of Stepford wives.
  "then will resolve the tevez saga and buy him for the agreed 32 million."

The 32m figure quoted for Tevez included all the expenses associated with Tevez's 2 year loan period – wages, fees, etc. – plus the final already agreed to signing fee. United will not be signing Tevez for 32m, but closer to/under 20m.

This was all documented and publicized at the time of the loan, but forgotten ever since.
  To the guy who said he must've imagined all the tv money! i hope you realise football was better, fairer, and more genuine before TV MONEY kicked in. if a team got relegated all they worried about was getting back into the division, now its thank god for the parachute payment, and oh christ we need to free all the 5million signings we made in the jan window to try and stay in the league, football was better before it became reliant on money, anyone who thinks different is obviously delluded and seriously derranged
  Mourinho is returning to Chelsea in the summer. It has already been agreed between Roman and Jose and Inter, 100% true. Wait and see!!
  "United will sign Tevez, for a fee of approx $23m, and look for youth buys unless as in the past an exceptional talent becomes available, a la rooney. David Villa will snub overtures from City, and Liverpool to join Barcelona. The champions league will become a 2 horse race between Barca and United"

Although i am a liverpool fan and i do get fed up with some of the things that are put on here about the pool. I am fed up with Manc fans coming on her thinking that they rule the world. The comment above has made me mad utd are not even in the same class as Barca and they go on about Ronaldo being the best player in the world when they played Barca last season Messi showed what real class was. Rant over
Aguero to liverpool contract signed
  Arsenal to finish 5th, total clear out next season arsenal will win title with meager team(NO CESC). usamanov to take over–––arsenal for the treble
  Pato to Spurs 32m. Kaka to Barcelona 70m. Pirlo to Real 26m. All will become clear when Milan announce huge losses and threaten to go into administration.
  To the guy who said that it was balde who pulled boruc off mcgeady that's bull as balde dosent train at lennoxtown he trains with the youth team at barrowfield
  BIG 5. . .

Chelsea's next permenant manager will be none other than jose mourinho. He has recently said that he can see himself returning to the premier league and has said that he would like to go back to chelsea. If this happens Drogba will stay and will return to his best. Murinho will also get rid of the dead weight at chelsea.

SAF will not retire at the end of the season as he has publicly stated he will go on for at least 3 more years and he has no desire to retire in the forseable future. He will make attemps to sign benzema for aroun 20 million and then will resolve the tevez saga and buy him for the agreed 32 million.

Liverpool are taking the right steps personally i think rafa doesn't have a clue wot he is doing and if Madrid really want him then liverpool should jump at the chance to get rid of a second rate manager. One problems tho if Madrid do manage to get Rafa then Reina, alonso, arbeloa and reira. Torres will most likely see the rest of his career out at liverpool. All these players being mentioned will not be signed, aguero, villa and silva and all these stars will not sign and liverpool will not get new owners so their fans need to DEAL WITH IT!!!!

arsenal will still be in the top 4 at the end of the season i am a villa fan so im obviously disapointed with this but villa simply don't have the squad to see the challenge out. Fabregas will giv it one more season to see if this young team can finally win a trophie. Joe hart will be the next young player at arsenal as he has fallen down the pecking order at city.
  With Chelsea reporting another loss for the financial year they will only b able 2 buy after selling, so its more than likely that Drogba and Malouda are almost certainly moving away.

The Cristiano Ronaldo saga has starting early with reports saying that Man Utd have agreed a 95 million Euro fee with Madrid. Utd summer activity unlikely to be huge even if Ronaldo goes with Palacios likely to come in

Liverpool are also unlikely 2 b big spenders in the summer with a RM likely to b coming in, as well as a striker 2 back–up Torres. Saviola and Jesus Navas are reported 2 b high on the list of Benitez, the Aguero, Ramos and Bojan pipe are not going 2 eventuate

Arsenal will probably move 4 a new CB with Micah Richards or Marvin Commpper (of Hoffenheim) firming as likely targets, as 4 their troubled DM position Miguel Veloso is still a possibility but Wenger is not willing 2 pay more than 10 million.

Aston Villa (are seemingly on course for the CL) will sign a couple of defenders with Matthew Upson ad Lucas Neil topping the list.
  M'ON to take issue with the FA over Emile Heskey playing whilst unfit, Sorry was it just me or did Emile fall to the ground every time the ball came to him (this shows a lack of confidence), was it just me or was he invariably in offside positions every time a midfield player approached him in attacking play. And to think some Liverpool fans wanted to sign him back. This guy should be scaring the crap out of defenders he's nearly 7 ft and built like a brick house with speed, all he needs is a bit of a Duncan Ferguson streak and to stay on his feet and know were the line is in terms of offside and he would be great. His problem is he's far too nice. A nice lad but he'll never cut the mustard. Martin, you and Mark. "and Er". Hughes are annoying.

  The next managerial casualty is going to be Mark. And Er. .Hughes no surprise there.
  To the guy who thinks Sonko,and Kitson on loan to Reading,Think again,niether goin nowhere,especilly Kitson,he will shine the bench till the summer,then the cry baby will be sold to a club in the south because he is homesick,good riddance

Hammers have agreed a fee of £1.5m rising to £3m for Jonjo Shelvey the young midfielder from Charlton.
(this deal fits in with what West Ham are trying to achieve a young ambitious and talented squad ,Nani has brokered this deal and is currently working on a deal to bring in Joe Allen from Swansea,more details of this deal as I get them).
  Rumour whizzing around in football circles in IRAN, yes IRAN, is that an ex–president with extremely deep pockets (airlines,motorways etc.) is eyeing up a move to buy a certain premier club that is being eyed by Arab money. This will unfold in the summer and could be the surprise move of the summer.
watch this space
  "Lets get back to the days of football with no media interception!!!. . . the media is the reason clubs are struggling financialy" – I must have just imagined all that TV money then! HOT NEWS: Panic stations at Celtic Park! Despite efforts to constrain the shocking Artur Boruc drug scandal, i hear from a reliable source that the party lifestyle is wider spread at Celtic and disiplinary actions are going to be stepped up. Another first team player will also be caught for taking drugs soon – i'm not sure who though, no names as yet. Boruc may well retire from football after this and Celtic will officially announce the story and condemn his actions after Sunday's Old Firm match, with Boruc 'mysteriously dropped' for the game. Unfortunately the tabloids will announce it first on Sunday morning. The betting scandal is not true though!
  The people suggesting mourinho as the next manager are spot on. In response to style he played at chelsea, the squard wasn't exactly berift of flair. At porto it was very much a different story as it would be with United. Mourinho is the ideal candidate to carry on SAF's legacy.

United will sign Tevez, for a fee of approx $23m, and look for youth buys unless as in the past an exceptional talent becomes available, a la rooney. David Villa will snub overtures from City, and Liverpool to join Barcelona. The champions league will become a 2 horse race between Barca and United
  To the guy that says that Man Utd will not be employing Moyes, I'm certain that you're right. Forget the Scottish connection to SAF, the fact that Moyes has been sucking up to SAF for years, and that Moyes has done well at Everton. The fact is that Man Utd will take a manager that has proved himself on the world stage. I'm an Everton fan and I love Moyes, but he isn't good enough for the world stage, at least not yet.
  I heard downing is off to tottenham in the summer for 12 mil.
  It saddens me to hear about possible match fixing and cocaine rumours that are hounding celtic, and i'm a rangers fan! i felt artur should've left two years ago his time was up and celtic could've had decent cash for him, when an individual thinks he's bigger than the team then it's time too go, as for robson i thought he was one of the only decent pro's left in the game.
I hope when i read the news of the world on sunday that there is no scandal on the day of an old firm game and that they are both allowed to try and play a game of football without any extra rubbish!
Lets get back to the days of football with no media interception!!!. . . the media is the reason clubs are struggling financialy,And that players are above their station! i hate tabloids! players who want to be in them and players who think they are special because of them,these guy's need to wake up and remember that when they were ten years old it was all about the football nothing else! no more or less i long for the days when it's all about football again,. . . wishfull thinking i know but i believe it's possible! as soon as all the sponsorship deals and the transfer deadline die! the world would be a healthier place with legig football xxxx
  Celtic – Lookis like the rumours abour Artur Boruc are not without foundation – to many differebt sources in and around Glasgow now saying same thing – BUT (not that it's condoned) it is cocaine use that will prove the more serious, the "match fixing/betting scam" are add–ons from his much heard of recent mistakes and are not true, although it could be argued that the use of drugs would not have helped his performances. IF Celtic drop him from team on Sunday, it's not because they are trying to protect him but unfortunately that there is substance (excuse the pun) to the story. Strachan is already livid with him in the McGeady attack and this could very well spell the end of Boruc's career and not just at Celtic – although Adrian Mutu, among others career seems to have recovered okay.

Are the rotten mob good enough to take advantage of Celtic's performance both on and off the park, thankfully I think not – stiil on the go to 4 in a row – hail hail
  Don't hold your breath on arshavin to chelsea because wenger will demand Cech, Alex, Essien and J.cole however he would be happy to part with 18 million, but i personally don't see it happening.
  To the person who said that if Hiddink were to stay put at Chelsea, he would make a cheeky bid for Arsenal's Arshavin, this would not happen. Hiddink has a lot more respect than that for Arshavin and he even helped Arshavin's move to the Emirates go through, as he left Arshavin out of the Russia squad so that Arshavin could complete his move. Anyway, it is unlikely that Hiddink would be made permenant manager of Chelsea, and Arshavin has just as much respect for Wenger as he does for Hiddink.

In Arsene We Trust
  I heard from a press source thatThe boruc story will be reported in a sunday tabloid allegedly with pictures of the hoalie goalie taking cocaine and investigations of football match fixing scandal is supposidly true
  Anyone who can't see that MO'N is the perfect replacement for sir alex after next season is deluded. Fergie wants to step donw after next season. O'niel will be completing a season involving the incredible feat of villa in the champs league. Stop pushing Joses name forward he plays horrible football, nothing like what fergie would want to leave utd with, O'Niel however plays expansive exciting ''United style'' wing attacking football.
  Look, I'll post rumours here and my record speaks for itself, i told you about Scolari weeks ago. To say jose is way off the mark as the next Untd manager is wrong, its not way off the mark at all. If you're talking about Moyes being the next manager well don't you think we all know all about the "Scottish mafia" and the Walter Smith connection and the influence and say of SAF about his Scottish mates. No, untd have outgrown that situation just as Liverpool have outgrown the bootroom legacy. I have respect for Moyes, the reason i am quoting Jose is because not only does his ego fit the job but he's been indirectly sucking up to Untd for some time now. He's expressed an interest in returning to the English Prem as we all know, he loves it here and he courts the press like no one else and he can pull in the right calibre of players and has a proven track history. If your basing Moyes appointment on the basis that SAF is Scottish then you're overestimating business acumen. Theres my reasoned arguement.
  Rumour has it that Bobo Balde pulled apart the fight between Boruc and McGeady and thumped Boruc in the chest pulling them apart and may not play against Rangers. Zaluska has been told by Boruc he'll get his place at the end of the season as he is either retiring or going back to Poland for a year to sort his life out. He is taking cocaine.
He has a gambling problem. Nobody likes him at Celtic and he is about to be givin a hefty fine at the club by Strachan personally.

I'd rather have Balde in goal's on Sunday at least he would be good at punching the ball away

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