Date:Thursday July 22 2010
James Milner has now informed Martin O'Neill that he wants to follow in the foot$tep$ of Gareth Barry and $ign for Manche$ter City.
Martin O'Neill has now made it public knowledge that he can leave the club but only for the right price; thought to be £30M.
Now, when we look at the size of that price it really is unbelievable. In 2006 Aston Villa was taken over by Randy Lerner in a deal worth £62.6M for the club. We have purchased a player not too long ago for £12M and now look set to sell Milner to Manchester City in a deal hopefully worth between £28M-£30M with Roberto Mancini yesterday claiming that he is still chasing James Milner.
It really is quite amazing that we could sell 1 player for a value of almost half of what the whole club was worth almost 4 years ago. That is quite incredible!
We have taken tremendous steps since the takeover and this huge transfer deal not only shows that but also the money will take us on to the next level. Milner was a great player for us but now he has made his choice and chosen the money over football. The only questions now are to ask; exactly how much can we rip Manchester City off by? Who will replace Milner? And will this sale mean that we can now finally move on and sign some players?
But now we know the truth that Milner is a money grabber and we can thank Martin O'Neill for finally informing the fans on what is going on now that Milner has made his choice. Let the signings come in! Let's move on, and UTV!
For the record, I hope James Milner likes the new massaging chairs in the City of Manchester Stadium because he will be occupying one of them on a regular basis whilst the Man City team plays. UTV!
Date:Thursday July 22 2010
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