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Baptista Gets Silva Service

Brazillian power house, Julio Baptista will have a helping hand to settle in from fellow countryman Gilberto Silva.

Baptista is currently learning how to speak English, but until the time arrives where he is fluent in the Queens' then Arsenal favorite Gilberto will help him to get to grips with life at Arsenal.

Gilberto himself knows how hard it can be to settle into a side in a foreign country, but also realises the value of a friend who speaks the same language.

'It was very important for us to bring him over, he will contribute a lot and I wish him a lot of success. He is another Brazilian to speak Portuguese with me, so it is good.' said Bert.

It seems as though the Arsenal vice captain wants to give something back after he was helped to settle in England by former Arsenal midfielder Edu.

'I will do what I can to help him, the same as Edu did with me when I came over,' he said.

'He did the same job with me as I will try to do with him to help him settle quickly. I am here to help him.

'I have spoken to him about how fantastic the club is and I told him I think he will enjoy everything.'




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Writer:Rocky7
Date:Sunday September 3 2006
Time: 5:13PM

Comments

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Good to see bert helping out the boy. Baptista is gonna do great things at this club. Viera the second- only better!
Tugboat
03/09/2006 19:21:00
0
WHATS YOUR NEW GROUND LIKE THEN ?
LORD LUTON
03/09/2006 19:27:00
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nice to see that he will be settiling in properly. he can talk portugese with gilberto and maybe some other bi lingual players.
abdleb
03/09/2006 20:03:00
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60 000 seats 22 000 toilets 23 tons of electrical cable. 6 escalators, 13 lifts. I'd say its alright!
Tugboat
03/09/2006 20:03:00
0
Hopefully bap. can do great things at the club.
red_chattey
03/09/2006 20:23:00
0
Well he's got the build and character to do well here just like Gallas, especially if he's gonna rip moanrinho!
Tugboat
03/09/2006 20:26:00
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i am really lookin forward to this season, it is amazing what a couple of signings can do to a clubs morale and confidence!!!! i am also interested to this brazilian boy 'denilson' play
RVP11
03/09/2006 20:30:00
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Denilson is apparently the next Ronaldinho!!! Let's just hope he lives up to his expectations.
Tugboat
03/09/2006 20:33:00
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watching the brazil - argentina game today Julio Baptista came on and all the arsenal fans roared jus imagin when hell score a debute goal!!
#1-gooner
03/09/2006 20:37:00
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I'm afraid to shatter your dreams Tugboat but Denilson is a defensive midfielder. However Fran Merida will excede anything Ronaldinho can do, he's skillful AND scores goals. The carling cup should be interesting this year.
Rocky7
03/09/2006 20:38:00
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