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Newcastle's N'Zogbia In Insomnia Shocker!

I asked in a report yesterday evening Are Villa About To Sign Charles N'Zogbia? following conflicting whispers through the day.

However the quotes from the 22-year-old Frenchman's agent doesn't make it sound like there are any moves imminent despite the midfielder vowing never to play for Newcastle again after Toon boss Joe Kinnear called him insomnia instead of N'Zogbia! (Sorry, you've got to laugh at that haven't you?!)

N'Zogbia released a statement to the Press Association saying: 'First of all I wish to apologise to the fans for wanting to leave the club. However, having been insulted by Joe Kinnear, I will never play for him again while he remains Newcastle manager. The club are aware there are offers on the table and they should accept one of them.'

Joe Kinnear explained after the incident 'Sadly, this just smacks of a desperate attempt to engineer a move away from Newcastle United. OK, I got a little tongue-tied, but if I had a pound for every time I've mis-pronounced a player's name down the years, then I'd be a very wealthy man indeed.'

So? Well, I'm leaning towards the earlier whisper I got saying that Martin O'Neill was not after N'Zogbia.

I believe the link to Wigan's Paul Scharner are also very wide of the mark. So we'll be signing him this pm then!

In other news Michael Owen, also linked at times to Villa, has an ankle injury and will be out for around eight weeks. It never rains but it pours and it seems the Toon are the latest to just have nothing but bad news.

Some good news is - sorry but there are limits to who should be on the pitch and this person is one who shouldn't be having a 1000th chance - Joey Barton is also out for eight weeks after breaking his fifth metatarsal in his right foot.




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 30 2009

Time: 11:11AM

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Not the type of player we need at Villa. Good footballer mind just a moaning cu next Tuesday!
mattyslost
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30/01/2009 11:20:00

Avoid Avoid Avoid.
Saurat
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30/01/2009 11:38:00

Owen injured again? This is the very reason Fatty shipped him out of the Plop, I wouldn't touch him with a barge pole.
DVall
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30/01/2009 11:44:00

Sign him up,He is moaning because he is at a ***** club,He is quality,People said the same about reo coker,bellamy,hartson but o`neill handled them.
lerneravfc
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30/01/2009 11:46:00

Joey Barton-broke a bone in his foot..........Who's head was he kicking in this time??????????????
TheQ.
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30/01/2009 13:58:00

That is the funniest thing i've heard in ages! If it is true we should steer well clear!
MattUTV
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30/01/2009 14:09:00

We've got to sign him now for the chant. "N'Zogbia...I can't get no sleep...do do do do do do do do do do do do."
murph
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30/01/2009 14:31:00

Buyyyy N''Zogbia Or Bale + Errrr a Defender + Nother Striker lol
Blitz
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31/01/2009 11:32:00

 

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