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Davies Drops Arsenal Hint

Davies Drops Arsenal Hint

Whilst other sites are reporting that West Brom defender, Curtis Davies is staying at the club, I have a different take on his comments.

Davies said,

'Naturally, I want to play for England one day and I enjoyed immensely the experience of playing in The Premiership last season, competing against the likes of Thierry Henry and Ruud van Nistelrooy, even though I'd look at pictures of the games afterwards and think to myself that my face must have been superimposed,'

'But when people ask me, 'Are you going to Arsenal?' I take it in my stride.

'I get a confidence boost to be linked with those clubs but I don't get carried away about it.

'I'm a West Brom player and if nothing else happens, I'm very happy to play my football here in The Championship this coming season.

For me it's the 'if nothing else happens' comment that betrays him a little. It's a comment of a player who wants to move on to bigger and better things (like the Emirates perhaps?) like a player who wants to better himself and further his career. But also the comments of a player who doesn't want to upset the West Brom faithful in case he doesn't end up going anywhere.

He may move to the Gunners, he may move elsewhere, but I firmly believe the player is looking to play in the top flight next season.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Rocky7
Date:Sunday July 23 2006
Time: 1:45PM

Comments

0
Well thats a boost for us he might come to arsenal then
kenyanrudeboy
23/07/2006 13:58:00
0
Come on Arsene, open up the wallet!!
OzDan
23/07/2006 14:04:00
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The only riddle is why anyone would want to play for a 4th place team this year.
USA
23/07/2006 16:21:00
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you mean USA that why wouldn't anyone want to play with one of the greateset team their is and whom plays a beautifull style of attacking football and whom has the top talents in the world.
gunner-minesh
23/07/2006 16:52:00
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no, i think he eant to say that Curtis would like to play for the Champions League runners-up, lol!!
KingGooner
23/07/2006 17:38:00
0
What would you prefer USA? To play in the premier league or the championship? It does not take a rocket scientist to work it out!
tinypete
23/07/2006 17:48:00
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Yes, why would anyone want to play for a Champions League finallist? Boggles the mind. He's playing it proper. Keeping the door open, yet not so much that it *****es of the manager and the fans.
Tripping
23/07/2006 17:56:00
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best stadium best manager best talent scout,best grooming of talent well it all adds up to beautiful football.....thats Arsenal for you ,,,i love this team...
daddyb
23/07/2006 19:06:00
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Well take the EPL and CL this year. You can be Bob Seger's beautiful losers.
USA
24/07/2006 02:23:00
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You wont win the CL because you're simply not good enough in Europe. Couple it with the fact that you aren't seeded AGAIN, and it's likely you'll come up against one of the big boys.......most likely, Barcelona!!!
Rocky7
24/07/2006 12:55:00
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