Oh yes. It’s very clear how desperate Real are to get Ronaldo, and this time it is with his mom. She spoke to AS — which, of course, has been ridiculed for it’s Madrid bias in the past — and said that she would like to see him play for Madrid before she dies.
These rumours, of agents and clubs talking about players, do wear you down but something like this can only make you go ‘What the Fuck!’ Coarse as that may sound, it does express the emotion quite clearly and succinctly.
Owen Hargreaves has gatecrashed a press conference and grabbed the microphone from Louis Saha (who was actually sitting there for the past few weeks) to say what his mate was saying all along: that he is fully fit. However, Owen’s declaration seems a little more convincing because he’s not repeated it as often as our Porcelain Frenchman.
Phil Bardsley, our once promising full back, has now joined Sunderland for Â£2 million. I wouldn’t be too surprised with that. We have seen more promising players being offloaded by the club. Bardsley, after making an impressive start to his United senior career has somewhat stagnated, as shown by his loan spells at Rangers and Villa. So for Â£2m it is a good bit of business. However, with the umpteenth ex-Manchester United player signed by Keano, I have every cause for worry. I know he’s not too experienced as a manager and has had an outstanding first season, as well as a distinguished playing career against which he’s been judged. But his approach to signing only players that he knows well strikes me as little naive. For his sake I hope Sunderland avoid relegation and he manages to build a better team with a better scouting staff next season.
In other news, the FA hasn’t taken any action against SAF for his ‘obscene gesture’. I thought it was a non-issue when Steve Coppell and his assistant didn’t think anything wrong of that act. Oh well, good that it’s cleared up.
Anderson has made it to Brazil’s squad for a friendly against Ireland. Which is good to know because it will be interesting to see how Dunga plays him in the team. In the Copa America he was played in an attacking role. But having seen his powerhouse performances at the heart of the United midfield, it quite possible that he gets a similar role — thus lending some much needed steel to the Brazil team.
Before I end this, HAHAHAHA to the Arse. Not just for the 5-1 caning at the hands of Spurs, but for this rather howlarious (allow me licence to use this word) fight between Adebayor and Bendtner.
Another big HAHAHAHA goes to the ‘dippers as they fall further away off the pace. In a funny way the owners seem the more sensible of the lot as they think Benitez is not good enough. While the fans are firmly behind Rafa. In fact, I am with the Scousers on this; keep Rafa in Liverpool, you won’t win a league title for another few years.
And one more extra piece that you can read to keep yourself entertained: ‘Scientific Reason for Ronaldo missing the penalty against West Ham.’ Weren’t penalty kicks more a test of ones’ nerves, or simply, lottery? Hmm… apparently that’s not reason enough for some people. Enormous amusement abounds!
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