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Ashley Cole Saga Drags On & On

Ashley Cole Saga Drags On & On

I wish this whole sorry affair would be over and done with, it's far too unsavoury and to be honest, it's getting a little boring now.

Cole claims he was 'fed to the sharks' and that he will 'reveal the shattering truth' in his new book. Well that doesn't sound like some cheap hacks words at all Ashley.

Reports filtering through this morning suggest that Chelski have tabled a £16 million bid for the England left back, however, it was my understanding that Cole has a £16 million buy out clause in his contract that would enable any club offering that amount to talk to the player regardless. The Times claims that the £16 Million was not confirmed in writing but just a handshake deal that Cole is now astonished to see Wenger has gone back on his word. Hurts, eh Ash?

I'm not saying that any of these reports are acurate, far from it, because one paper claims Le Boss want £20M, another £25M, another says we want Gallas in part exchange and a fourth says Moaninho told us to get lost. Another paper suggests the Chelsea boss offered Shaun Wright-Phillips in exchange but we're no longer interested in the little fella. I just wish it was over.

Many Gooners feel betrayed by what Cole has done, ok so he was harshly treated, but if he wanted a transfer why not just say? Surely we Gooners would have been able to understand that, but to go behind the clubs back and when you get caught still not admit it and further more you then go and slag the club off in your tacky chavy book.........well thats just not on.

Come on Chelsea, swap John Terry for him, you know you want to.


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Writer:Rocky7
Date:Tuesday July 25 2006
Time: 10:24AM

Comments

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You know i would like if it were a trade cole for gallas then i`ll be happy
kenyanrudeboy
25/07/2006 11:05:00
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where is cashley, is he still locked away with that silly geordie tart? will probably stay i think, the wedding seems to have stalled everything!
elmo85
25/07/2006 11:18:00
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Cashley has nobody to blame but himself, the whole sorry situation could have been avoided if he had been up front in the first place. 'fed to the sharks' by his 'beloved arsenal' the guy is not fit to put on our colours, he's sounding like a Chelsea big time charlie already! I, like Paul, cannot wait for this saga to end so we can get on with the football!
jim_the_gooner
25/07/2006 11:37:00
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Arsenal are absolutely right to try and milk Chavski for all their worth. Chavski and Cole did us wrong, so now it's payback. We know they've got the money. Having said that I hope it doesn't hinder us finding a replacement, Gallas would be a great addition.
Little Dutch
25/07/2006 11:40:00
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If the papers are right and there is a buy out clause in Coles contract than it’s pointless for Arsenal to be holding out for more than £16m as they’ll never get it. If there’s an obligation to accept bids of £16m why would we pay £20m?
BlindJak
25/07/2006 11:44:00
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despite all of this,no one knows how ashley feels, he hasent requested a transfer to le boss, and le boss hasent said he is leaving.we have 2 try and keep ashley,despite all his wrong doings, as even if we got the 25 mil the papers say we want, wheres the replacement going to come from that money,with clichy injured and zambrotta having moved to barca?unless we stick with flamini....
sammylash
25/07/2006 13:21:00
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We could do a lot worse than stick with Flamini, he was a revelation last season, although not a natural, he is more than adequate to fill in until Clichy returns.
jim_the_gooner
25/07/2006 13:57:00
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Spot on BlindJak. Rubbish to the Gallas rumour, too.
USA
25/07/2006 17:23:00
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I hope Ashley doesn't go, he is the worlds best left back at this moment so selling him to chelsea wouldn't be appropriate. He will stay as his girls papa doesn't want her to leave england. And we will not sell to chelsea no way. we'll keep him and if he still feels like leaving he can go on a bosman in 2yrs. But i think he will stay and get on with it. He does sti;; ;ove the club despite wat u read in the bulls**t papers.
protocal
25/07/2006 17:53:00
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There's only one thing to do with Cole. Send him to the worst team you can think of, the lowest level of hell in the football firmament, the place none of you would ever want to suffer presence in. The place that would provide an ironic balance to recent events. Sell him to Spurs! Go on, have you got the guts for it?
greatwhitenorf
25/07/2006 18:44:00
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