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You Can Take Cesc But You'll Never Take Our Eboue

As the Cesc Fabregas transfer rumour rumbles on, The Mirror claims that we are about to be hit with a hammer blow to end all hammer blows.

If it wasn't bad enough that Barcelona are trying to steal our club captain and second best player, Cesc Fabregas, for what I would consider to be 'next to nothing', the Spanish giants are now considering a move for god himself, Emmanuel Eboue.

Rumour has it that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is livid at the public courting of Fabregas and has slapped a minimum value of £70 million for the Gunners skipper. Rumour also has it that Barca can't in anyway afford that price. So if they can't afford Cesc, how on earth do they think they can afford Eboue?

Maybe give us their entire squad and stadium?


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The Journalist

Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday May 24 2010

Time: 10:39AM

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The same Eboue that you booed off the pitch against Wigan? Nice...
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24/05/2010 10:52:00

I did no such thing Shelf.
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24/05/2010 10:57:00

They can have Cesc for £20 and a Toffee Crisp if they leave Eboue alone.
Cockney Rich
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24/05/2010 11:00:00

Fair enough, you were probably in the minority.
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24/05/2010 11:04:00

How dare they?! Complete Blasphemy!! Have they no honour?!
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24/05/2010 11:11:00

seriously no player is worth more than £50m im sure wenger would take that for fabregas. he could build 2 title challenging teams of under 20's with that amount.
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24/05/2010 11:12:00

I think you'll find Eboue is worth four times that amount easily .... but you should know that, what with having your username named after Eboue ;)
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24/05/2010 11:13:00

Good that you lot are taking a strong stand against Barca. Fecking uppets, why do they get away with tapping up players so easily? It's against the fecking FIFA's laws..
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24/05/2010 12:52:00

Dont think so Barca! Eboue's DNA is unknown to man
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24/05/2010 13:13:00

Fecking uppets, why do they get away with tapping up players so easily? It's against the fecking FIFA's laws.. JT_daniel - *cough* Aren't you a Chelsea fan?
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24/05/2010 14:35:00

Thou shalt not covet Eboue.
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24/05/2010 15:37:00

I'm absolutely furious too! HANDS OFF Barca!! If £70m is the price tag Wenger put on Cesc, Eboue should be worth £700m! So Rocky's estimate of their whole squad plus Camp Nou sounds about right. :)
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24/05/2010 15:59:00

err, Fabregas - our 2nd best player? I'd like to know our 1st best player then, if u dont mind..
shady gunna
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24/05/2010 16:09:00

err, Fabregas - our 2nd best player? I'd like to know our 1st best player then, if u dont mind..
shady gunna
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24/05/2010 16:11:00

A few of you seem to be missing the tongue in cheek nature of the article.
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24/05/2010 16:17:00

shady gunna, our best player is Silvestre, didnt you know that?
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24/05/2010 16:37:00

Shady will know be answering that question after being smited by the lord our Eboue.
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24/05/2010 17:24:00

Rocky's humor is a little too difficult for you to discern, isn't it Shelfinduced? // Anyway, hands off Eboue! They can take Cesc, they can take RVP, they can take Silvestre...oh wait. Well, we are the Arsenal and only WE have the right to say "you've just been Eboued!"
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24/05/2010 17:36:00

On a serious note, Eboue has become genuinely valuable to us and I would be actually gutted if he went. How many players knuckle down after a booing (see what I did there?!) and still fight for the team. Eboue after Song is one of most improved players and he can still improve. Barca can go do one... We've come to see Eboue....
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24/05/2010 18:55:00

NO WAY! the most versatile player in our team, NO WAY!! He plays defence, midfield, and attack, NO WAY!!!
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24/05/2010 19:31:00

Did you guys see a Guardian article about how annoying Barca is as a club which keeps saying 'mes que un club' when they're such morons? The article itself isn't truly well researched and written, but I agree with the sentiments. Despicable club.
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24/05/2010 19:52:00

Our Eboue? How VERY dare they??????!!! Bog off! As Arsenal Mania said the other day- Barcelona- mes que un club? Barcelona- more than a **** more like!
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24/05/2010 22:20:00

Why is this a joke to so many of you? I would cry tears of sadness if Eboue left.
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24/05/2010 23:25:00

If so, your estrogen levels must be awfully high...
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25/05/2010 01:09:00

Gooners never booed Eboue! They were just chanting his name in adoration: "Ebooooooouue!".
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25/05/2010 05:17:00

Tom, I DON'T want Eboue to go- I love the guy. He runs his little heart out. How he coped with and responded to that disgraceful booing, means I have a major soft-spot for him AND he is an important part our squad now. So bog off Barca and I mean that sincerely!
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25/05/2010 08:08:00

I understand all the Barca hate here but they've just done something very unique and admirable in the world of football player contracts:
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25/05/2010 18:06:00

Are players generally racist anyway?
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25/05/2010 19:59:00

go to hell barcasum, Eboue will never leave anyways, hes our best player. You can have manuel butterfingers almunia though, let him go home
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26/05/2010 11:25:00

haha, what a quote " OU CAN TAKE OUR CESC BUT YOU'LL NEVER TAKE ....... OUR EBBBOOOUUUUUEEEEEE!!! " -- It's this man only whom u poor gooners were booing sometime back and who thought of leaving and then suddenly he became 'Our', sounds like he is ur new Messi-ah..........get ready for the 6th barren year!
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26/05/2010 13:01:00

Don't respond guys. Not every single thread has to be reduced to a childish borefest of recycled lines spuds-style, especially when there's no quality banter on display, not worth it.
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26/05/2010 15:53:00

nice ironic article....shame is he will be probably be your best midfielder once Fabregas leaves
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26/05/2010 18:34:00

Eboue will burst into tears if he sees this thread and realizes the adoration that Arsenal fans have for him.Even my eyes are wet!
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26/05/2010 18:41:00

while arsene is fantastic at bringing in talent, he's not that great at shedding it when the time is right. is senderos still on the arsenal books? eboue should have gone as well... once sagna came in, he lost his place... he's not a great midfielder, he a good attacking right back...
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28/05/2010 15:20:00

Hell be going.
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02/06/2010 02:57:00

I think Barca like the looks of another few as well.
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22/07/2010 03:50:00


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