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Lets end the Lescott chase

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by Paul_CTID (U8346917) 11 August 2009
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Am I the only thinking we should stop the Lescott chase. Everton clearly donít want to let him go and the closer to the start of the season, the less they will be willing (to let him go). So all we will end up doing is alienating Everton and their fans.

Even if we do eventually bully them in to letting Lescott leave, do we really want to be bullies??

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posted Aug 14, 2009

please save your righteous indignation for something more worthy than football transfers smiley

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posted Aug 15, 2009

why are Everton or mr moyes getting on the high morale ground all football teams do what ever they can to be the best. He left Preston didnt he .and to add the guy is worth 8 million at bets he is not England standard no were near.
AND AS HE IS HAVING A RIGHT DUMMY OUT OF THE PRAM MOMENT LETS GET JO BACK FROM LOAN !!!!!!!

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posted Aug 15, 2009

This all seems silly to me. What is Hughes thinking when he says that he will go to the people who make the decisions. He should know who these are for Pete's sake. That's why he is paid the mega millions.

To avoid all this nonsense why doesn't the PL simply have nominated contacts and alternates for transfer enquiries. In that way everybody knows where they stand. As the meerkat says "SIMPLES"

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posted Aug 15, 2009

"City boss Mark Hughes had suggested he would go above Moyes' head ..."

Just because Hughes has little say about the dealings at City doesn't mean every club is run that way.

His behaviour in this simply confirms the old adage that no amount of money can buy you class.

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posted Aug 15, 2009

David Moyes certainly wants us to know that he's the top dog at Everton, doesn't he! He's becoming an embarrassment now, with his ridiculous "What about me" tantrums.
He's reported as saying "City want to speak to the people who control the club. Well I'm in control of Everton". That may be so, but who's in control of that ego? Imagine what he'd be like if he actually WON anything...

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posted Aug 15, 2009

bluemookiemoo (U14103308)

Why is Moyes taking the morale high ground? do you actually know what your on about. Lescott is an Everton player and he was telling the media who makes the decicions as to whether a player stays or goes.

Your point about him leaving preston means nothing. Nobody would say anything bad about someone if they were obviously going to better their career. He left Preston to go to a club in the Premiership, most Preston fans would have wished him mluck as he was making a forward step in his career and making the jump from Championship to Premiership.

If Lescott went to City he would be making a backward step as he wouldn't be bettering himself. If he did go which i doubt after what Moyes said, the only thin he would better is his bank balance.

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posted Aug 15, 2009

Donkeyshed (U13326258)

completely disagree, he's only replying to Mark Hughes saying he'll go to the people who make the decicions. David is the person who makes the decicions on player transfers and all he is saying is that Lescott is not going.

The only embarrassment is City relentless pursuit of a player that Everton and david Moyes have said is not for sale.

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posted Aug 15, 2009

Both sides of this are wholly understandable in my view. David Moyes is rightly and wildly irked by the continuing stories about the transfer, yet I'm hard pressed to find a public comment from Mark Hughes where he has said anything other than Lescott is a player he admires who he we like to sign if possible BUT he remains an Everton player. In that respect I cannot see how that is a disrespectful comment to make.

The press can only speculate as t the nature of the approaches made but in any case Moyes has clearly had enough and then some. If it were me I wouldn't want to lose a player of that quality now either and if I were Hughes I would be thinking that Lescott is exactly the kind of player the club needs, for the very reasons that Moyes understands his importance to his own club.

At this point Man City should accept that Moyes won't sell at this time and look for other left footed centre backs of quality. Although not premiership proven I think PSG's Sakho Mamadou fits the bill. Captain of his club at 19 years old, can't be too bad.

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posted Aug 15, 2009

i think he's already gone,judging by the score!! CTID

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posted Aug 18, 2009

adampsb (U10137296 -

Check your history you red numpty - and you'll find that City have won the league - but typical short sighted reds like yourself only look as far back as the Premiership. NIce to see we are getting under your skin now - and your Managers - resorting to childish comments - how dare we become a threat - sorry chum - your monopoly of the headlines is fading fast - and if you don't know what monoploy means - ask a grown up !

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