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AC Milan sign back up left back

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That is all Flamini will be to them. If he had stayed with us he would have been the midfield general.

At AC he will be lucky to get a game and his chances of getting in the France squad will go out of the window. With us he would have played whenever fit and have a real chance of breaking into the France squad.

If the reported salaries are true then AC Milan are paying too much for a back up left back. I'd much rather have Traore!

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posted May 7, 2008

Cashley mark II

Mathieu Flaminimethemoney

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posted May 7, 2008

Flamini should have known better. Your career and your future first. What use will it be if all the big and fat bank cheques doesn't earn him a playing time in AC.
Flamini is a disappointment. I mean u can imagine Flamini last year to Flamini this year. After AW has given enough playing time, look what he's up to. I think this is the right time for all arsenal players to stay focus and committed to the plans of the club.
Flamini - better luck.

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posted May 8, 2008

Without being too cynical, and i can say this as i never grew to fond of Flamini, i hope his career suffers as a result of this move. Im tired of people selling Arsenal out for big paychecks. Grow a set and be prepared to fight for a club that supported you when you were, frankly, terrible.

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posted May 8, 2008

comment by Bunburyist (U7032800)
posted 21 Hours Ago

If you are not a WUM, then how do you explain your reaction to the plain facts laid out by DaStuDawg? Not only did you fail to address them, but you resorted to name-calling.
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I have to admit until I began to read comments on 606 I had no idea there were so many ignorant and misinformed people here. The point raised wasnít serious as it was a nonsense. Everybody that reads the newspapers or indeed watches the TV new KNOWS the calamity there currently is in both the housing market right now, and in the availability and cost of credit. If you prefer to take in the SPIN put about by those with an agenda of their own, then it shows how gullible both you and the poster really are.
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As well, if you're not a WUM, why did you completely misrepresent Hill-Wood's comments? They had nothing whatsoever to do with complacency, and everything to do with the continued support of Wenger. 99% of Gooners think that's admirable, and we are delighted that we don't have a kneejerk board like many other clubs.
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Such comments are representative of the leadership of our club. They have failed in the following:
1. Paying our players a market rate to ensure key players, players Wenger has wanted to retain actually stayed at our club.
2. Paying our players a market rate so that Arsenal as a top club doesnít get a reputation in world football that they are unwilling to match wage demands.
3. Retaining key players past the age of 30. Who on earth would join us if they knew they had no future here past 3 or 4 years?
4. Provide transfer funds to enable the club to compete for the likes of Torres or Tevez against our rivals. If we believe we are a top club, we should act like one. Why should we not compete for the worlds best talent? After all we are charged the highest ticket prices in the UK and only second in the world in terms of cost to see games
Hill woods comments demonstrate how little ambition he has for our club. Maybe he is putting out ĎSPINí to try to placate wenger and the team, ie to try to take pressure away from them, but I rather suspect he actually believes this. Any Chairman that does not belive his club to be the best and aim for the top isnít worthy in my book.
You may think that Usmanov is the way forward, but such a takeover is by no means a guarantee of success. How simple and naive to think that way. In fact, the opposite can occur. The club would most likely be used as leverage for an expensive purchase loan (and subsequent re-financing), and with that would come the perpetual threat of bankruptcy should the owners lose interest, bicker amongst themselves, etc.
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I have not said Usmanov was the answer, I have said the current board were failing our club. I for one trust in Deavid Dein. If he thinks Usmanov is the answer I have faith in him, just as he once had faith in wenger, when the vitriol from the supporters then was anti wenger almost as it is against USMANOV now.
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A little more perspective is required on your part. Yes, we can see the advantages to sugar daddies, but will Chelsea, for example, be stable as a result in ten year's time? Will Liverpool in one year's time? West Ham? Leeds?
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Every club that continues to win titles and other silverware continues wins prize money. Indeed losing out to Liverpool for Torres could be argued to have cost Arsenal 25 million from not getting the £50mill the Prem Champions get, or indeed £30mill the papers reported losing to Liverpool cost us in the champions league. The lost prize money would have paid for 2 of the worlds best players. This money will now go to Man U or Chelsea.
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Don't lecture us as if new owners is the only way forward

It is not a lecture, it is fact. Arsenal as a club cannot be held back any more. Sooner or later a takeover must take place. We are in a competitive world. To compete we must have the best players. Sooner or later fans will be fed up, or, indeed it might well be that the financial calamity that could be on its way may give the board no alternative. In any event the main Driving force for our continued success, David Dein, must return if we are to be able to compete off it as we used to compete on it. Being a kinter garden for Spanish and Italian clubs is not the way I want my club to go. Why should we put up with bringing players on to there peak only to sell them????
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EXCELLENT POST IN CITY AM TODAY, APPARENTLY WENGER AGREES TO ALL I HAVE SAID ACCORDING TO THEM.....

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posted May 11, 2008

for those who want to laugh, AC are 2 points off the last CL place in Serie A with one game to play

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posted May 17, 2008

Mathieu was a nobody before he came to the club and like similarly greedy, arrogant departees of late, will again be a nobody in a very short period of time. I guess us gunners shouldn't have been so shocked - he did the exact same to his 'beloved' Marseille. Well goodbye to the man we all thought could be captain - leaving mr.wenger will be the worst decision you will ever make!

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posted May 18, 2008

hahahahahahahaha hes left champions league football for uefa cup haahhahaha what a foool!

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posted May 18, 2008

Wonder if he still feels like he has made the right choice, now playing in a second rate european cup whoes final was between a russian team and rangers

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posted May 19, 2008

between a Russian team who have a number of very good players and, with any luck, could do well in the CL, and Rangers, who despite playing very defensively, can be capable of good things winkeye

and by the way, I'd hardly call a competition with the likes of Bayern, Fiorentina, Sporting lisbon and Atletico madrid a poor competition.

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posted Jul 20, 2008

Good luck at AC Milan Mathiu Flamini. cool

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