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'Anything but a done deal'

Premier League Manchester City
by U5059829 31 January 2008
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Seems like Benjani deal will go right down to the wire.

Very risky in my opinion

Also only 1.5m for Ish, I mean WTF !

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posted Jan 31, 2008

No Defoe, then No Benjani move Harry says. This one is really goin down to the wire and all depends on the little former Hammer.

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posted Jan 31, 2008

so we're selling ish for 1.5, and buying benjani for what, 8 mil? i really dont rate him, ye he's been decent this year, but he has been proper [anths for pompey his last two seasons, and he's 29! i thought he was only 26 max, i hope this dosent go through

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posted Jan 31, 2008

so whats the fee for benjani? 8 million???

decent player but could do better for that money dont you think?

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posted Jan 31, 2008

Could be risky particularly if he becomes the Benjani of last year!

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posted Feb 1, 2008

i cant believe we sold miller for 1.5mil
and brought in a striker for 5mil with a 1 in 4 goal tally
we need better
im disapointed with sven in the transfer market this january.

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posted Feb 1, 2008

It has still not been announced that Benjani has officially signed for City and its nearly 3pm on friday.

So it looks like he is still a Portsmouth player. This now leaves an ackward situation for both clubs. Man City are obviosly short of a forward and Portsmouth are stuck with Benjani who they were willing to let go to make room for Defoe. It also seems that the Benjani move was providing the cash flow for Portsmoth to buy Defoe.

Listening to the Harry Redknapp interview this morining it seems the correct forms did not come through from Manchester City's end despite telling Portsmouth they had sent the correct forms...

Looks like a law suit could follow

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posted Feb 1, 2008

Benjani couldn't find City's ground because when he stopped to ask directions to "the best place in Manchester" he found hiself in a 24 hour Tescos

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comment by lee1pen (U7083988)

posted Feb 1, 2008

4thecaptain


Admitting either Old trafford isnt in manchester or tescos has more atmosphere than Old trafford? Very discerning of you.

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posted Feb 1, 2008

I'm kind of surprised at Sven. The way he let Samaras and Bianchi go it made you think he had a plan like he had over the summer. He definitely didn't.

He never should have let Bianchi go...I'm sure any other manager wouldve told him "your here till the summer." He'll have to rely on Storridge now and the no-body Ecuadorian.

Bad January for City, striker situation went from bad to worse.

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posted Feb 3, 2008

Does Harry prefer Defoe to Benjani?,Mistakes are common for sure though.

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