From: Abubakr on 4 Aug 2010 09:00
On Aug 4, 10:53 pm, Sid
> * Abubakr [2010-08-04 07:50] [rec.sport.soccer]:
> > On Aug 4, 10:24 pm, Sid
> >> >> > I think this could easily kill his career at NT level, if, as seems
> >> >> > likely, he is only in and out of the RM lineup.
> >> >> I think this is a brilliant move. I also think that Oezil should move to RM,
> >> >> and compete for a spot with Higuain.
> >> > and Kaka and CR and Di Maria...
> >> > This has the making of the greatest Copa Del Rey side in living
> >> > memory.
> >> Only if the also get Gerrard and Drogba. Oh, what a side it will be!
> > Might even be good enough to make it to the CL quarters this time.
> Quarter finals. Why didn't you say so? That's a loftier goal. They
> should also get Fabregas and Torres, then. Hiring them will be tricky.
> Perhaps they could fake the letterhead of Barcelona and Atletico
> respectively and replace it with a RM letterhead once they arrive in
Stranger things have happened.
From: Bruce D. Scott on 4 Aug 2010 09:51
MH (MHnospam(a)ucalgary.ca) wrote:
: Bruce D. Scott wrote:
: > Sami Khedira to RM is official:
: > http://www.rp-online.de/sport/fussball/bundesliga/Khedira-Transfer-ist-perfekt_aid_887920.html
: > It is said to be for 5 years (!), a fee of 13 or 14 MEUR, no comment
: > about the salary. This being a German newspaper it says he is replacing
: > Metzelder but he plays a different position (DM).
: Please make this rumour not be true. Why do they want Khedira on top of
: Alonso, 2 x Diarra, Gago, Granero, Drenthe, Van der Vaart (is he still
: there) etc. in midfield ? He is better than some of them, for sure,
: but not such a big improvement that it is worth their while running
: after him and paying over the odds.
: I think this could easily kill his career at NT level, if, as seems
: likely, he is only in and out of the RM lineup.
Real Madrid will always put these offers out. It is up to the players
to judge the situation. Some get it right, even when lucky (Ribery),
some get it wrong.
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