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Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

Following the superb performance of Arsenal's young guns in the League cup final, future Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas has warned our rivals that we will only get better.

The average age of the Arsenal team yesterday was a little above 20 years old, in a reletively untried line up, yet the Gunners controlled the game for almost the entire match without deviating from from Arsene Wenger's silky style.

Fabregas beleives in a couple more years this side will be untouchable.

'If I was in another team, I would be scared if you could see all the young players who are coming from this Arsenal team,' said the Spaniard.

'You can see that if we keep playing for three more years together, then we could do something really big for the club.

'We have shown great talent here. I am also young and just try to do my best for the team.'

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The Journalist

Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday February 26 2007

Time: 5:19PM

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Must agree with Cesc but will TH14 be in the frame? I doubt it. As great as he is we do seem to play better without him. I keep harping on about the same thing - Thierry has not been the same player since he was made captain. I believe we have seen the best of him, but let's hope I am wrong, as I really love the man.
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26/02/2007 17:33:00

He's right, but I would like to know how Arsene plans to keep all his squad happy. It won't be long before some of the youngsters, like Aliadiere, demand to play every week, and just wait to see what happens when other teams come calling waving handfuls of £50 notes!
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26/02/2007 17:35:00

Yes indeed you do look like you have a promising squad of younger talent however, given that we are expecting new legislation regarding fielding at least a certain amount of players from a certain country of origin in the next couple of years if I was a Filthy Gooner I would be worried that by the time this squad comes of age it will be obsolete. So you can talk day and night, including you PureGooner*****e (PUREGOLD) but know this, your squad is living on borrowed time, you boys don't have the boolox that it takes to bring in the trophies - we have seen that in the last 2 finals that you lost in - Whcih I'll just add for the record, were both very satisfying matches to watch. I think I'll leave it there. The Future is Bright - you guessed it - Yes Its Berba White............. Cxnts
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26/02/2007 17:40:00

Deary me Bullers (Name sums you up by the way) at least find out the laws in regards to homegrown players before posting that heap of steaming s*@t. Did you know that Fabregas would qualify for instance as would Djourou? The future is Berba white yet a decent bid from a top club will leave it Mido white (see Carrick last summer) When I look to my right I can even see your clubs name on the league table its very embarrasing, your 10 points behind us and we have 2 games in hand, deary me.
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26/02/2007 17:52:00

Bullers you've done a cracking job of making yourself look like a moron you knows nothing. The fact that you think the legislation will be passed, even if you have no clue about the propsed changes make me feel like you are just another knuckle dragging bufoon.
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26/02/2007 17:54:00

bullers,i really feel sorry for you,how can you live with all that bitterness inside,it must burn you up......... regarding the finals,you have to be in it to win it at least,where were you exactly???? down jjb sports buying your barcalona shirt,i bet that new drogba shirt looks very nice on you also
fran merida
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26/02/2007 18:17:00

Come on Fran, surely he was buying a Ronaldo shirt!
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26/02/2007 19:24:00

Guys, guys! Replace, 'buying', with 'stealing'. 8-)
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26/02/2007 20:31:00

"in it to win it" more like in it. looks like another trophiless season for the scum shame you cant whinge a trophy into your clutches. as for fabregas it seems to be a case of arrogance rather then pride. what happened to reyes werent he your record signing. oh ye you swapped him for a 26 year old kid 2 play in the carling cup. thats a shame. whats to stop fabregas doing or reyes???
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26/02/2007 21:30:00

bullers, you are clearly a vacuous know-nothing. surely you know that these players will all be counted as assimilated homegrown by the time this legislation comes into place??? there yu go, hope that doesnt bring your buzz down any about your 'clever' comment. »»Arsene Knows`««
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26/02/2007 21:42:00

patspurs123 that 26 year old kid knocked you of the carling cup! He has also scored in the champions league this season have any of your players?
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26/02/2007 21:51:00

forget about the legislation about homegrown players they should bring in a rule stating you cant go on about the champions league if you havent won it
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26/02/2007 21:54:00

They should do the same about the premiership then we would only hear from stupid Scum supporters after Carling cup games and one week at the start of January.
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26/02/2007 21:58:00

patspurs, what's to stop fab doing a reyes? hmm, good question. Probably not an awful lot, considering player power. But I bet he never does a Sol Campbell, leaving his club on a bosman free to move across town to their hated rivals, so he could actually win something. »»Arsene Knows««
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26/02/2007 21:59:00

oh because arsenal are walking the league now arent they
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26/02/2007 21:59:00

reyes left when he was 22 years old after signing for a club record. judas left when he was 26 after coming through the youth system. spot the difeerences
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26/02/2007 22:01:00

The difference is Reyes didnt have Arsenal in his blood, he wasnt fully commited to the club. Sol was brought through your system, he survived and is the only captain to lift a trophy for you in the last 15 years, you were in his blood and he still couldnt bear to stay with you! oh dear!
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26/02/2007 22:07:00

Imagine Tony Adams leaving Arsenal for Spurs and you have a better comparison mate, unthinkable!
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26/02/2007 22:09:00

Hahahaha, imagine Terry leaving Chelsea for Spurs.hahaahahaha, too funny.
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26/02/2007 22:55:00

blimey bullers how did my name get in here ? this team have already come of age, fine wins this season against west brom, evertone, liverpool and the SPUDS, they all took one hell of a beating.. the kids will be here cos Wenger is a genius, something you can't call fat man jol can you >? what will spuds do this season except look over the road at their more successful neighbours, bigger stadium and bigger stars of NOW and the future. Bullers go cry elsewhere, jealously is always an ugly trait.
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26/02/2007 23:04:00

Remember remember , the fith of november.Hahahaha, that's their biggest accomplishment of the year, no no no , of the decade!
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26/02/2007 23:06:00

Cesc,you should be scared,there will be a few tasty challenge's coming your way soon.
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26/02/2007 23:37:00

you guys are not gonna get him and kill him just 'cuz he's a foreigner right?Run fabregas, run run!
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26/02/2007 23:41:00

Huddlestone definetly thinks he's tasty as does Robinson both would like him with a double helping of fries and a large coke.
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26/02/2007 23:54:00

omg they beat everton and bolton,and they think its a new dawn....more like and old yawn....come back when you get to a final,and maybe we might take notice.
fran merida
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27/02/2007 00:05:00

How is Fabregas being arrogant, patspurs123? Read his comments and you'll see that he has tremendous faith in the club's potential and TOGETHER as a team, they'll bring something great FOR the club. A true gunner.
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27/02/2007 00:23:00

HATEtheGOONS, you should be worried, as you have a sumo wrestler for a midfielder and and your other other one would be more at home in a submarine. »»Arsene Knows««
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27/02/2007 00:39:00

k_chelski are you just here to sniff underpants or do you have an opinion. and if you think personal insults directed at players we have no conection with is insulting then you are stupid. and if you want to get personal about midfeilders. that ljumberg hey what a G.A.Y and persie is a pa_edo.
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27/02/2007 01:36:00

i forgot...what were robinho's views on tottenham again?
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27/02/2007 04:03:00

this is about the first time that i have seen chelsea fans and gooners agree on this website but thats probably because everyone (even Robinho) knows that the SPUDS are small-time good-for-nothing big mouths
Spartan Gooner
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27/02/2007 05:42:00

cheers for the warning.
Jacky B
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27/02/2007 09:00:00

lol, i'm the one insulting?Tell me were i insulted a spuds player.Now, could you tell me, what does spuds have to do with anything?Your not in the top 7.You should be on vital west ham, gettin tips how not to be relegated.
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27/02/2007 09:43:00

k_chelski.. ahaaaaa class ... isn't it funny, spuds geta couple of wins and their are opening their big mouths again, don't worry folks, they lose and we won't see them for a while, so, roll on march 11th and all will go quiet. i feel chelsea are going to give the little lilly whites a real footballing lesson and i feel it could cost Jol's job ! bye bye spuds, another year of doing nowt and next year you won't even have europe to look forward to.
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27/02/2007 12:43:00

lol, five hours waiting for patspurs to reply.Spuds are so *****ty, that when they win a few games, against average clubs. they come back with delusions of grandeur.No worry, march is right on the corner.And there's not gonna be shirts and dvds this time.So buy the shirts while you can!
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27/02/2007 14:13:00

i werent talking about u one of the other idiots called huddlestone fat. i know why i am on a page about fabregas but why are you?? to sniff some gooner underpants i suppose
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27/02/2007 18:21:00

ah ah ah."k_chelski are you just here to sniff underpants or do you have an opinion. and if you think personal insults directed at players we have no conection with is insulting then you are stupid."YOU WERE TALKING ABOUT ME YOU IDIOT.You can't even read on your mother tongue!Hoho, embarrassing... eeer, i was reading all of the comments.And it mentioned your football "team" , so i had to step in, and make some jokes about it.If you don't like them, click on that red x, on your upper right.That should do the trick.
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27/02/2007 18:29:00

What an awesome team for the future you have there though. They look awesome.
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27/02/2007 19:41:00

this isnt even about football nemore so i have nothing to say to you
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27/02/2007 22:15:00

oh dear, patspurs, i don't believe i mentioned anyone by name. So you are saying huddlestone is fat? that's a bit harsh, criticising your own player like that... »»Arsene Knows««
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28/02/2007 00:20:00


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