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More Jenas Links Despite 'Not For Sale' Warning

Well this is a strange one! The News of the World are claiming that Villa are close to grabbing 26-year-old Spurs and England midfielder Jermaine Jenas. According to them there are a few 'personal terms' to resolve before he puts pen to paper.

Now there have been very strong whispers over the Jenas story and I was fairly confident that there was more to this than just press talk. However Appy Arry last week that Jermaine Jenas was not Villa bound and in fact added that the player wasn't for sale.

I'm still hoping we do go for him and do get him, I think he's a good player... then again, what do I know?! DON'T answer that, I'm easily hurt!

The report says we'll sell both Craig Gardner, linked to Blues (and not as shoddy a link as some thing I've been told) and Nigel Hokey-Cokey linked to a move back to West Ham... Noooooo, sorry Hammers, not really, just wanted to wind you up as I know you loved him.... linked to Spurs, Sunderland and Middlesbrough.

Do we really need to be selling ANYONE at all if we want to build a squad?

Now if you look a bit further there are quotes from Jenas saying he is happy at Spurs and not on the way out.... Now if the boss says he isn't for sale and the player says he is happy, surely that means he isn't for sale and that the player is happy?!

On the links he says 'I am very happy here. There has been speculation about quite a few of us through the season but I am a Tottenham player and I am happy. I just want to do the best I can for the club. I have said before that interest from Inter Milan is flattering. I am a Tottenham player as it stands and I will give everything I can to be in the starting 11 come the start of the season.' Adding in the Sunday Express 'A top six finish is not out of the question. We are a top side and that is where we should be aiming. We have got to be playing in Europe with the players we have got.'

So the Daily Star and the Express say we'll step up our bid for him, the player says he is happy at Spurs and the Spurs boss says he isn't for sale.... deal or no deal... you decide!!!


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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday July 26 2009

Time: 10:51AM

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not sure how new the quotes are by Jenas but if recent, it certainly doesn't look like a player on the way out does it?!?!?
The Fear
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26/07/2009 10:56:00

not sure how new the quotes are by Jenas but if recent, it certainly doesn't look like a player on the way out does it?!?!?
The Fear
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26/07/2009 10:56:00

nope he wont be coming and i doubt MON was even interested surely distan will be a villa player next week now cant imagine MON letting knight go without the all clear for distan im expecting a very busy week at villa park
clarkamus
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26/07/2009 11:04:00

nope he wont be coming and i doubt MON was even interested surely distan will be a villa player next week now cant imagine MON letting knight go without the all clear for distan im expecting a very busy week at villa park
clarkamus
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26/07/2009 11:04:00

/ bodymoor heath
clarkamus
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26/07/2009 11:05:00

/ bodymoor heath
clarkamus
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26/07/2009 11:05:00

we are been linked with a 2mill bid for juardo from athletico madrid in the people,but it also says that he is reluctant to leave spain
nemisis
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26/07/2009 11:12:00

we are been linked with a 2mill bid for juardo from athletico madrid in the people,but it also says that he is reluctant to leave spain
nemisis
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26/07/2009 11:12:00

The player has also said he wants to remain at spurs, so we should be outraged that you would talk about one of our players, when the player and club have stated they are happy, Spurs would never do such a thing.... I dont think we have ever talked about taking ashley young ;-). Just to add a bit of mischief, before my holidays, at least JJ has indicated he wants to stay. Young has so far remained silent hasnt he.....
oxfordspur
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26/07/2009 12:00:00

The player has also said he wants to remain at spurs, so we should be outraged that you would talk about one of our players, when the player and club have stated they are happy, Spurs would never do such a thing.... I dont think we have ever talked about taking ashley young ;-). Just to add a bit of mischief, before my holidays, at least JJ has indicated he wants to stay. Young has so far remained silent hasnt he.....
oxfordspur
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26/07/2009 12:00:00

oh bugger off and pack your cases oxfordspur!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Or are you keeping us company causing mischief because your wife wants you out the way whilst she does it all?!?!?!?
The Fear
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26/07/2009 12:04:00

Seems a strange link to me after the player has stated his position and Harry has said he's in our immediate plans. Clearly he's no world beater but he's a solid all round midfielder and without CL football or shed loads of cash hard to see where someone significantly better is coming from. Don't think there's any truth to this...
Phartman87
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26/07/2009 12:04:00

oh bugger off and pack your cases oxfordspur!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Or are you keeping us company causing mischief because your wife wants you out the way whilst she does it all?!?!?!?
The Fear
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26/07/2009 12:04:00

Seems a strange link to me after the player has stated his position and Harry has said he's in our immediate plans. Clearly he's no world beater but he's a solid all round midfielder and without CL football or shed loads of cash hard to see where someone significantly better is coming from. Don't think there's any truth to this...
Phartman87
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26/07/2009 12:04:00

sounds about about right mate, although I have to confess to taking a look on the sky site and the first thing I saw was that young was happy at Villa, so Im off to help the wife with the packing..... ;-)
oxfordspur
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26/07/2009 12:09:00

sounds about about right mate, although I have to confess to taking a look on the sky site and the first thing I saw was that young was happy at Villa, so Im off to help the wife with the packing..... ;-)
oxfordspur
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26/07/2009 12:09:00

no no no to jenas. i went to the Wembley cup and saw him play and he was dreadful!!!! admittedly it was against Barcelona!
arc1988
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26/07/2009 12:23:00

no no no to jenas. i went to the Wembley cup and saw him play and he was dreadful!!!! admittedly it was against Barcelona!
arc1988
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26/07/2009 12:23:00

If you get Jenas then the Viera story to us looks like it will have meat on the bone plus give us a few quid to get Huntelaar to partner Crouch.As much as I would like it I don't see Young coming to the Lane unless you want Bentley and Huddlestone in exchange.Please say yes to that.
Hartfelt
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28/07/2009 07:29:00

If you get Jenas then the Viera story to us looks like it will have meat on the bone plus give us a few quid to get Huntelaar to partner Crouch.As much as I would like it I don't see Young coming to the Lane unless you want Bentley and Huddlestone in exchange.Please say yes to that.
Hartfelt
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28/07/2009 07:29:00

 

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