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Reyes Doesn't Want Madrid Stay

Reyes Doesn't Want Madrid Stay

Jose Antonio Reyes has decided that he can't handle it in Madrid or London.

Don't worry, he's not coming back to Arsenal.

Reyes moved to Arsenal in 2004, causing quite a stir when he arrived. He cost a record fee (reported to be around £15Miillion), he scored an own goal in his first few weeks that helped put Arsenal out of the Carling Cup, he then went on to score a brace at Highbury to put Chelsea out of the FA Cup.

After a great start to the following season, scoring 11 in as many games, his form took an almightly dip, a dip which he never recovered from.

In the summer of '06 he denied wanting out, even after being fooled into thinking he was talking to the Real Madrid president when he admitted that he wanted to leave London. He was later seen in a photo posing with a real Madrid shirt. He STILL denied wanting out.

It finally ended on the last day of the transfer window when he packed his bags and moved to Real Madrid on loan. He then admitted that he never liked London because it was too cold (boo hoo).

Since he moved to Madrid he has said several times that he will never play for Arsenal again, claiming that Real Madrid are his dream club. Well guess what, Anelka Mk II has changed his mind again.

He now pines for his former club Sevilla, and is praying he can return in the summer.

Speaking to a Spanish newspaper Reyes' agent said: 'Our objective is for a move to Seville.

'At the moment, it's not an option - but it's something we hope to sort out.'

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Nick Simmonett
Date:Thursday March 15 2007
Time: 4:41PM


reyes we dont want you here!!! go back to sevilla!!!
15/03/2007 17:01:00
it's really sad that this bloke couldn't become a player at our club. he's got such great ability, it's a shame to see what has become of him now. i wouldn't really mind seeing him come back, cuz i'm sure he'll be out to prove himself and that can only bring out all his talent and ability. just hope it works out if he does come back..
15/03/2007 17:01:00
I think your attacking option is too congested although not everyone is as clinical as Henry or van Persie. Reyes is certainly not a very reliable forward. On the other hand, I think he performed quite well for Madrid until the arrival of Capello. To be fair, no one performs well under Capello. Hence I am indifferent whether Reyes is coming back or not
15/03/2007 17:11:00
agreed joe_@** all the creative fast players a madrid have been alienated by capello who opts for 99% italian defensive play with the occasional long ball...i think reyes may be one of these 'sod's' who cant handle not being in the sun - his form drops every winter and recovers as the temperature increases - we should wish him well whatever he does
15/03/2007 17:21:00
i usually support AW's policy of not splashing the cash because of disasters like this one, but this summer we need a big new face.
15/03/2007 17:43:00
definately agree gunner kid, we need a big face. im also expecting some people to move around this summer too. who do u think will be leaving us this summer?
15/03/2007 18:26:00
Headline: Wenger charged over liar outburst. Excerpt: The FA later insisted that the linesman had simply reported that Adebayor had been behaving aggressively and asked Wenger to explain the remarks apparently questioning the official's integrity. WTF??? First the linesman said Ade punched Lampard. Then he said Ade aimed a punch at Lampard. Now he claimed he simply stated that Ade behaved aggressively? Tell me what he said is a not lie
15/03/2007 18:37:00
I think it would be best for Arsenal and for Baptista if 'the Beast' and his world renound first touch set up shop in Spain once again. As for Ljungberg, i wish that i could say that I'm behind him 100% until he finds form once again; but the man is giving next to no sign of hope. In an injury ridden team that is in major need of maturity to help it build; how much faith and responsibility can we trust to give to old Freddie. Big new face?: Indeed. Maybe even a hell of an ugly one in Ribery.
Phantom of the Grove
15/03/2007 19:01:00
Don't tell me you did not expect AW to be charged by those hypocrites from the FA? It has touchline ban + hefty fine written all over it. There is something rotten in the house of the FA.
15/03/2007 19:04:00
As for Reyes, he seems to be a small club player. I guess it is his native Sevilla, where the only pressure is from his mother to fold his clothes perhaps. Characters like him make me vomit, you have your chance on the big stage and you **** it up, because you are weak, a quitter.
15/03/2007 19:08:00
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