My Sunday story is about Cesc, Wenger is determined to keep him even though it looks tough, he won't exchange him for Afelly plus cash, he doesn't want the money, upwards of £50mil and will continue to build his side around his wonderboy, my question is why?
Before you lose your cornflakes out of your nostrils please think about the following. I love Cesc, he for me is the engine, the creator and the glue that binds this team together, but he is also becoming a Van Persie (massive crock) and we can't afford to keep losing his services for such huge periods of time and not having him fit for such important games like Barca and ManU.
It reminds me of the few seasons we didn't replace Seaman or Adams and it cost us, because what we drafted in wasn't good enough..
Also if your girlfriend decided to shag your best mate and you found out, would you take her back? Would you be able to look at her again knowing she really didn't want to be with you and that you were in fact second choice? I sure as hell wouldn't!
Well that all happened to us, I'm not sure if Wenger is hanging on to him makes sense, is he keeping him because he has a long contract? Or he is keeping him because project youth crashes if he leaves, and he loses face?
If it's because of his contract then why did he let Vieira, Henry, Hleb and Reyes go? They all had years left.
And don't say to maximise their worth because that's all cobblers, when we sold Petit and Overmars I met Liam Brady on a golf course, he let me play through as he was so slow, I asked him why we just sold two of our best players, he said you can't keep unhappy players, enough said.
I love Cesc like he was my own, but for me he asked to leave and since then he has been in and out of the team, I would cash in on him and replace him with Schweinsteiger or similar, not another boy, a ready made, then I would bring in Meretsacker, Cahill or Sakho plus a keeper and a decent DM and that way we may be able to hold onto Nasri.
I would also put Vermaelen on notice, I really rate him but we have been here before with Rosicky, and we all know how that ended up, don't we?
Still Djourou worked out after a year off so who knows.
I hope that's enough controversy for today, the day the clocks went forward and I forgot!
Have a great Domingo Grovers.
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