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Midfielder Issues Come & Get Me Plea

As the transfer window draws to a close, yet another has issued a 'come and get me' plea to Arsene Wenger.

Often, when pushed in press conferences regard players who want to leave Arsenal, Mr Wenger simply replies that he has more to worry about with players that want to join than leave, and French midfielder, Julien Faubert has proved his point.

Faubert has publically expressed his desire to leave his current club, Bordeaux and join up with the rest of the world's elite in the Premiership, citing Arsenal's French fullback Gael Clichy as one of the reason.

'I have never hidden that a move to The Premiership would be my dream,' Faubert told

'More than a dream, it is a priority.'

'Everything attracts me there. The passion, the fighting spirit, the duels. Arsenal are my favourite club, I hope that one day, I could join them.

'Yes, Gael Clichy, who has started his career with me at AS Cannes academy plays there. It would be so great to play again with him.'

The 23 year old also he is a big fan of the English supporters.

'I love the stadiums, the fans…they just make me shiver!'

I'm always sceptical of any player who prostitutes himself to another club (are you listening Jose?) to me it suggests selfishness, disloyalty, disregard for team spirit and a complete disrespect to their current club. No doubt Arsene has already told him where to go!

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Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 25 2006

Time: 1:24PM

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I'd need to see him play before commenting, but i think its nice to hear that players want to join us.i'd say more players said that they wanted to join us than any other club this summer. this must be wengers influence.
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25/08/2006 13:54:00

The lad has just started to get into the France squad. But haven't seen enough of him to comment.
Little Dutch
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25/08/2006 15:36:00

well why does cole, pires, reyes, henry, all want out of arsenal if its sooo good.
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25/08/2006 17:31:00

sorry forgot to mention sol cambell, he left you for guys must be wa..kers its not as if he left to win things
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25/08/2006 17:32:00

"sffsd" u *****er ... we let go of pires, we dont want cole and henry has stayed with the best club in the world for your information. 2nd .. understandably we have the best youth in all of europe and we dont need to spend money like any other club cause we have faith in our youth. And oh yeah .,... portsmouth gonna win the premiership and reach the champion league finals .. arent they now? u stupid git. Next time before u open u mouth think wat u talk u jackass.
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26/08/2006 08:11:00

sffsd - you really should crawl back into that little Yidi or Chelski hole your crawled from and stay there for good.
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26/08/2006 10:03:00

People people, when some idiot comes here and tries to wind you up, why the ***** to do you rise to the bait sooooo ******* hard?
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