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Is Gareth Barry So Very Wrong Wanting To Move?

Is Gareth Barry So Very Wrong Wanting To Move?

Just wondering is Gareth Barry so wrong in talking to other clubs and looking to move?

Would no one look at Barry and say he is doing the right thing for his own career?

a) loads of money... why is he different to us wanting to make as much as he can in his career?
b) Man City will throw money at the league like Chelsea did and will no doubt bring in quality players
c) Does he get on that well with MON? Rumours are always around that MON is a difficult character to get along with and ... no, not spreading rumours!
d) did I mention loads of money?
e) he wanted to play in Europe, what happened when Villa got into Europe this season?
f) world class players talked about at Villa. How many have come in the last 3 years?
g) Jan transfer window when we were riding high what did we do?
h) Last summers transfer window, did that impress him as much as some of us? I know others were impressed but at the end of the day, where did we finish?
i) He did as promised, didn't talk to anyone through last season, got his head down and performed again and is now looking at his future. So why shouldn't he go and talk to Man City - doesn't mean he'll move there but on balance money/ambition/players being bought ??? Hmmm.
j) Barry is an employee, he isn't a fan. WE are the fans, players come and go
k) 11 years service, maybe he just wants a fresh challenge?
l) He could see out his contract, make more money and lose us a fortune but isn't looking to do that?

I'd be gutted to see him go anywhere, I'd not expected him to be talking to Manchester City and did think the club would say no to any club other than a top four side but at the end of the day, no player is bigger than the club. Yes, it gives us an uphill struggle as we also have to replace the fantastic Martin Laursen but after 11 years of winning nothing, is Barry so wrong?



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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Tuesday June 2 2009
Time: 3:33PM

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No not wrong for wanting more money...just wrong in telling porkies to the fans as he did!
mattyslost
02/06/2009 15:35:00
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No not wrong for wanting more money...just wrong in telling porkies to the fans as he did!
mattyslost
02/06/2009 15:35:00
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what porkies though? He didn't say he wouldn't move, just that he wouldn't talk about contracts until the end of the season when he saw what his options were and where Villa were.
The Fear
02/06/2009 15:38:00
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what porkies though? He didn't say he wouldn't move, just that he wouldn't talk about contracts until the end of the season when he saw what his options were and where Villa were.
The Fear
02/06/2009 15:38:00
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To be fair we don't know that he does want to move, at least not to Citeh. All we know is that he is in talks, well so was Kaka.
Villan Of The North
02/06/2009 15:47:00
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To be fair we don't know that he does want to move, at least not to Citeh. All we know is that he is in talks, well so was Kaka.
Villan Of The North
02/06/2009 15:47:00
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Dont know how i feel on this one, gutted that he may be going to man city, but could understand the reasons why, ie money top quality players etc, but just thought that Barry was better than the average player in that he had better principles and wasnt ruled by money, thought he loved the Villa and would only leave to play in the champions league. The key 4 me now though is Mon and this summers tranfers, think this will be make or break time. UP THE VILLA
astonsteve
02/06/2009 15:49:00
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Dont know how i feel on this one, gutted that he may be going to man city, but could understand the reasons why, ie money top quality players etc, but just thought that Barry was better than the average player in that he had better principles and wasnt ruled by money, thought he loved the Villa and would only leave to play in the champions league. The key 4 me now though is Mon and this summers tranfers, think this will be make or break time. UP THE VILLA
astonsteve
02/06/2009 15:49:00
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I think you are spot on. Yes, i can understand the fans dissapointment, but he is correct in thinking for himself & his family first.
ZeeNut
02/06/2009 15:57:00
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I think you are spot on. Yes, i can understand the fans dissapointment, but he is correct in thinking for himself & his family first.
ZeeNut
02/06/2009 15:57:00
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