My oh my Denilson, nothing smacks of desperation quite like telling the world twice in a week you’re looking to leave.
I imagine the problem is a little like this… Denilson told his agent he’d read Tribalfootball last year and he knew for a fact that Barcelona were interested in him. His agent was a little hot under the collar, he knew the only reason that story was there was because he’d been posting false rumours on Brazilian message boards in a vain attempt to land his client his 5th contract extension in 4 years. The summer came, his clients ego inflated by his agents handy work told Wenger where to stick his trophyless club with the solid knowledge he was moving onto better things.
A week goes by… Denilson’s mobile is quieter than the one that slipped up the back passage of one of our ex players.
So in today’s papers, Denilson reiterates himself using the following lines…
“My idea is to accept any offer from Spain, Italy or Germany from a club that is playing in the Champions League. I dream of maintaining a place in the Brazil national team.
“I don’t blame Arsene Wenger at all. I believe I’ve had my best season personally but want to win titles.”
Now for me, saying you’ll play for anyone with Champions League football is sheer desperation. I thought he wanted to play for a team who were going to win trophies? There aren’t many of those in Europe… so the net has widened. Fact is, any scout who has watched him play over the last 3 years will know he’s useless not just on the playing front, but attitude wise. Who in their right mind is going to snap him up? I don’t think maintaining a place in the Brazil squad is the correct turn of phrase either. How about just getting a call from the coach that isn’t an accident? Maintain suggests he’s been involved at all!
According to the Daily Star, we’re in for ‘top class’ striker, Jermaine ‘I can’t score for Spurs’ Defoe. The man who has a fetish for reality TV girls has had a shocking season and he’s looking for a new club. He’s a poacher, but for me, he’s a touch one-dimensional. I can’t imagine for a moment we’ll be buying anyone from Spurs this summer. If we were going after anyone, I’d hope it was Modric or RvDV.
The rumours really have been poor so far this summer!
Theo Walcott has been Champing up his season. He bagged himself 13 goals and 12 assists this year, which compared to where he was last year is very impressive. He’s looked good bombing down the middle, but he’s also look good bombing out wide. I really think he’s coming on well. All I’d like to see additionally is a bit more aggression in his play. Overall though, he’s been excellent.
Today he’ll be lining up against Switzerland in an epic Wembley battle for England. I’m sure the soccer is going to be remarkable and I for one cannot wait to be injected with 90 minutes of footballing master class.
Right, that’s your lot for another quiet day. Traditionally, June sees a massive slump in hits across the world wide Arsenal web. All the staff at TribalFootball staffers are on Holiday, so there’s not much going on transfer wise. Hopefully it’ll pick up soon!
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