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Old 05-12-2013, 09:47 AM   #220
Van Petrol
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Default Re: The Ongoing Serie A, La Liga, All English Football, Champions League Thread

Originally Posted by Two-Face View Post
Don't mean to be disrespect to Gunners but can they can afford his weekly wage? £250K is too much for any club to pay that. If Rooney does go I think it will be Chelsea.
Tbh, I think we could, but actually doing so is an absolute non-starter.

Originally Posted by Iceman View Post
I think he can still do a job somewhere but he's probably not worth breaking the bank or Arsenal pay structure for any more. Don't know if Wenger is the man but some manager out there can tame him to at least be a good player if not a world beater throughout the later part of his career.
A couple of years ago, I'd agree. But Wenger seems to have lost that midas touch he once had, imo.

Originally Posted by bapi View Post
Falcao very close to Monaco now. They want to spend around 200M this summer.
So it looks as though money has reared it's ugly head over prestige again.

Originally Posted by Hunter Rider View Post
You don't want him at Arsenal?
I'm afraid he'd turn out to be more of a disruption than an asset.

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