News that Wayne Bridge turned down an offer to move to ol’ ‘arry’s QPR was quickly followed by the 56th rumour in 12 months that John Guidetti might join Sunderland on loan.Skitting – and slight exaggeration aside – I hope John DOES join
Back to Wayne Bridge, briefly, it was good see that Redknapp was irked by his Clubs’ dithering-over and eventual unwillingness to sign the ex-England left-back – anything that gets up the nose of the ‘twitchy one’ is fine by me. J
|He's a gud boy; he's a gud-gud boy...|
And, we’re told by the Mirror, that City have released a…’released’ and ‘retained’ list. On that released list - in addition to
- is Roque Santa Cruz (still has some weeks to run on his contract), Kolo Toure
(free agent...but again not until 1st July 2013), Filippo Mancini (whatever)
and Ryan McGivern (recently signed by Hibs on a 2-year contract). Wayne
On the retained list, there are names like Gareth Barry (50/50 for me whether he’ll be kept on); Dedryck Boyata (doubtful he’ll remain at the Club), Edin Dzeko (another one in the balance), Javier Garcia (most likely to be leaving to make way for a ‘new look’ midfield), Aleksandar Kolarov (surely not!), Costel Pantilimon (actively looking for a move), Luca Scapuzzi (I would be surprised if he had a City future) and Alex Tchuimeni-Nimely (can’t see him making it either).
In short, I don’t give too much credence to this so-called list released by
; I can’t see
anything on City’s own WEB site either… Manchester
So, the ‘putting of pen to paper’ of Fernandinho a couple of days ago took me a little by surprise; in that I didn’t expect anything like that to happen until after our new Manager was in place.
probably aren’t (yet) big in the but when asked the question
right at the end of this interview (at 5:36), Ukraine
“Finally, what do you know about
and this Football Club” (aren’t they
one in the same thing?) he may as well have said, Manchester City
“Well, f*ck all really”.