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Will Arsenal miss Alexander Hleb?

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Alexander Hleb is on his way out of Arsenal to Barcelona, following on from the departure of Mathieu Flamini to AC Milan and Gilberto Silva's expected move to Panathinaikos.

Arsene Wenger has brought in youngsters Samir Nasri and Aaron Ramsey, but will he need to do more cover the losses of three players who have been key servants for Arsenal?

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posted Jul 18, 2008

Yeah I agree w-i-z-i £11.8 million does seem like a bargain in Barcelona's end, considering some of the transfer fees going around for far younger and less established players. I personally would have liked at least £15 million but what can you do? Gilberto leaving for only £1 million though is even further disappointment.

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posted Jul 18, 2008

Hleb is loss, no question. Whilst he didnt score many goals, he helped keep the ball and created chances. His style was ideally suited to our game.

Gilberto, a great servant, again a loss, but the man has served his dues and if he wants to earn some serious cash before quitting fair play to him but as i said, a loss.

Ramsey, why do people go on about him - nowhere near the first time, so i dont even consider him as a contributing 1st team member.

Nasri, not really heard much about him but Wenger knows his players, so I assume he's gonna be a decent player for us.

For an already thin 1st team squad, we have already let more players go and only bought one 1st team replacement. Arsene places alot of faith in the younger players, i just wish sometimes he would go and make a defining purchase once in awhile (yes i know about the rigid pay structure etc..).

We desperately need another player in defence, midfield and maybe a couple up front before we can even begin to challenge seriously.

As it stands, another ok'ish season ahead of us, nothing special though.

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posted Jul 19, 2008

Will Arsenal miss Hleb?

Like a hole in the frickin' head!

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posted Jul 19, 2008

Re: Walcott for England

>>He (Flem) was the most technically gifted player in the EPL. Far superior than anyone. No-one could keep the ball at his feet like he could.

ROFL. Stop it, youíre killing me. laughlaughlaugh

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comment by zabadwa (U9884640)

posted Jul 24, 2008

I will not miss Hleb. Arsene Wenger has granted him his wish to join Barcelona. Let him NOT talk about Arsenal again and try to discourage the young boys.

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posted Jul 24, 2008

And that's the official opinion of Arsenal fans on 606 and how they see Hleb going to Barca. A string of comments when at it's peak, then it's now all died down and it took 5 days for the next post to be issued to this article.

Hleb = Won't be missed

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posted Jul 24, 2008

Alexander Hleb How ? Players come players go. It hapend with patric V.But we where coverd by Cese F. And next gose TT. And we where cover by ade. So life moves on we will be there fighting for the leage. I think we can win it with the players we have. So lon as they stay healthy for most of the seasen

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posted Jul 30, 2008

If arsenal lose three palyers it doesnt matter,we have good players and strongest,but remember that we have an experience mr wenger now he is targeting to take new melfielder this year will be the best,we will winn many cups according arsenal players

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posted Jul 30, 2009

These stupid players just don't realise what they've got till its gone.

A year on, and Barca have off loaded him out to Germany. Flamini is not exactly living it up in MIlan either.

They are at clubs where they obviously fit in well, and pack up and leave thinking the grass is more greener elsewhere.

And then their careers go down the drain.

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posted Jul 30, 2009

Please tell Alonso!

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