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Reyes Wants Arsenal Return

Jose Antonio Reyes has stated he would relish a return to the mighty Arsenal.

No, no, no, don't worry, he just means he hopes Real Madrid draw Arsenal in the next round of the Champions League.

'It would be a beautiful game between two teams that play good football.' said the ex-Gooner.

'I would really like it. Everyone likes to play at Arsenal's ground.'

It would see a carbon copy of last seasons first round knockout stage where the mighty Arsenal eliminated the not-so mighty Real Madrid after Arsenal became the first English team to win at the Bernabeau.

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Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday December 13 2006

Time: 10:35AM

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i do wonder if the boy is missing something in his toolbox.. " everyone likes to play at arsenal ?" erm yeah cos he has right ? and as he is on loan, he is not permitted to play against us ! what a muppet !
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13/12/2006 10:39:00

I believe (correct me if i'm worng) that you ARE permitted to play againt your employers in the CL, the ruling is in the PL only. See Morientes knock out Madrid a few years ago.
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13/12/2006 10:43:00

I believe you to be correct R7. If we draw them he will have to bring his mummy with him, wouldnt want him getting homesick now would we?!
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13/12/2006 10:58:00

I bet we get them or Barca. the chance for revenge always comes around sooner than you think.
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13/12/2006 11:03:00

I thought it was decided between the clubs whether or not your own 'loanees' could play against you. Didn't Hoyte play againsty us for Sunderland in the PL last season?
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13/12/2006 11:23:00

only in the PL can you prevent your player playing against you
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13/12/2006 11:28:00

It is a mixture of the both. A clubs loaned player can play against you in the CL, and it is down to the disgretion of the loan contract given by the club to allow him (or not) to play aginast them in the PL.
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13/12/2006 11:57:00

lets hope he gets his wish and let toure and billy teach him a thing or two about playing in england and at arsenal, just like the neville sisters did two years ago..
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13/12/2006 13:56:00

its up to the contract offered wheather the player can play against his own club.
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13/12/2006 16:25:00

bet he's missing all u gay boys, and i bet u miss him too - coz the 'beast' isnt a bad player is he..... maybe u should write him a letter and spray it with ur britney spears perfume
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13/12/2006 17:15:00

thats hilarious yido, do you do stand up? coz you should. your stuff is witty, creative and very original. you ooze with intelligence wow...more please
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13/12/2006 22:08:00

i think he's maybe trying to resolve the ill feelings between the fans...personally i think hees a very good player...never shone in england...apart from that screecher against chelsea which i will never forget... bt now is hitting in 25 yard free kicks with his RIGHT foot 4 real....a good talent but better off in i feel is werl wait and see
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13/12/2006 22:12:00

gabotheyido's standup is about as funny as Michael Richard's. As far as Reyes goes I think he'd just like to experience two matches as exciting as the Arsenal/Madrid double last year, especially the Highbury game which was one of the best I've ever seen. And let's face it, there are no soft touches in the round of you might as well wish for your dream match in the first round. I've got a feeling we'll draw Barca though...and that wouldn't bother me at all.
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14/12/2006 08:06:00

I'm pretty sure he can play. Think he'll want to do something similar to what Morientes did to Real Madrid a couple of years ago at Monaco.
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14/12/2006 10:42:00

In the CL it's up to the employers. In the PL it is no longer permitted to face your parent club. It used to be at the clubs discretion, but then Chelsea demanded a rule change. (Surprise, surprise).
Little Dutch
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14/12/2006 11:23:00

Seems to be happily settled at the Bernabeu.
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14/12/2006 12:19:00

if we played against him all we have to do is make sure one of our players gives him a mighty whack,and then he will go back into his shell,sorted
fran merida
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14/12/2006 12:47:00

PureGold is a muppett as is Reyes! he needs to pipe down and start playing well if he wants a move to Madrid!!
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14/12/2006 15:17:00

I guess some fans could harbor some ill feelings toward Reyes. Personally, I don't hold anything because he never really had anything against the club, he just couldn't settle into the premier league or England. And he's doing well in Spain. And remember how surprised he was about Cole's accusation about the lack of team spirit and said there were never any problems in the dressing room. But of course if we were to face Real, we know who the winner will be. ;)
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15/12/2006 04:59:00

Will he get a warm welcome?
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21/12/2006 15:12:00


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