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Berger Set To Rot

Berger Set To Rot

Patrik 'the gob' Berger will relish no more first team action at Aston Villa, he's set to rot in the reserves after his comments in the papers yesterday.

As we all know and have read the idiot spoke openly to journalists saying that he'd advised Gareth Barry to leave Villa and join 'once in a lifetime' Liverpool, and that in chats with our captain he had made it perfectly clear that he would be playing Champions League football every season and that such a move would give him all the medals he could want.

Yeah right - for a start, Liverpool, give over.

Martin O'Neill has reacted exactly how everyone hoped. And no doubt O'Neill is further annoyed after the last bust up with Berger and the fact we gave him a years extension and so far he's just given the medical staff more to do (again).

Speaking on the official site today, O'Neill confirmed that Berger had played his last game for Villa.

'I was really disappointed and surprised that Patrik, with all his experience of dealing with the press, would make such an inappropriate comment.

'The sad aspect of it is that we are paying Patrik's wages for him to recommend one of our players to another football club. It's ludicrous.

'I think Pat realises that now and he's apologised. He said he didn't mean a great deal of harm but the harm's been done and he won't be playing any part in proceedings from here on in.'

Personally, I would say his comments (especially after refusing to play in the reserves the other season) more than constitutes gross misconduct, and we should just cancel his contract, pay him not a penny more and change the locks.

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Writer:Mike Field
Date:Tuesday May 6 2008
Time: 2:46PM


06/05/2008 15:21:00
I'm not one to wax lyrical about players showing loyalty when it isn't in their own interest, but talk about biting the hand that feeds you, Berger really bit MON's hand, didn't he. After his antics last season and MON's good attitude towards PB afterwards, letting bygones be bygones and giving the guy another season on top wages, he does this. What a top man ...
06/05/2008 15:21:00
Another example following Petrov earlier, of a player talking s***, they need to keep their mouths shut and talk amongst themselves and play football, instead of running to the press with their feelings towards results and transfer dealings. Only Managers and Captains should talk the media, unless it is after a match, no-one else comment on transfer rumours and future games, its just pointless.
06/05/2008 15:23:00
Good footballer in his day, his day is done now really and so fare well. He was going this summer anyway, so it is only one match to go!
The Fear
06/05/2008 15:27:00
06/05/2008 15:43:00
Shame as he seemed to be a good player for the young kids to learn off, and seemed happy to teach them, but he has proved with this latest outburst that he doesn't have 2 brain cells to rub together.
06/05/2008 15:50:00
I would say fare not so well. Berger is a mercenary and follows the dollar sign only. Excellent from MON though to come out publicly again, dress him down and basically ban him from the Villa as he surely isn't going to be training for the last game. He is giving Barry the signals that he is wanted here and appreciated as our Captain. This has come out again when we should be focussing on beating West Ham who decided to lay down for Manu're but surely will be up for their final home game of the season along with the Nige and Harewood returns.
06/05/2008 15:53:00
Good final point there Villan444, this game has the making of being one for Reo Coker or more likely Harewood to score the winner
06/05/2008 15:56:00
I now HATE Berger. F Off and don't ever come back to B6 again. Traitor.
Adam Deuce
06/05/2008 16:51:00
Now let's see O'Neill show the same bollox in his transfer dealing and we'll all be very happy come the close of the TW. Nice one Martin!
Villan Of The North
06/05/2008 17:20:00
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