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Sorry Tottenham But Dunne Is Staying At City

Manchester City boss Mark Hughes is more than hopeful that Blues Captain Richard Dunne will sign a new lucrative contract.

The 28-year-old Republic of Ireland defender had been reportedly unsettled at the club for some time and reports suggested Tottenham were after his services, nevertheless, should Dunne accept the new deal it would make him the highest paid player at Eastlands.

Sparky told the official Man City website...

'I've spoken to Richard, he's on holiday abroad at the moment but I've had a discussion with him and I've told him my feelings on the situation. Obviously I'm very keen for him to remain at the club, and we're working in that direction.'

'It's a little bit difficult because he's away at the moment, but I'm sure that when he's back this will be resolved very quickly.'

'We have offered Richard a substantial deal, there may be more negotiations to be done but I am very hopeful that he will continue to be a Manchester City player.'


Vital Manchester City says...

'Now that it looks like Dunne is about to sign a new contract Tottenham know exactly what they can do. They can...'

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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday June 13 2008

Time: 6:17PM

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yeah stay where he is and win nothing!!! not sure spurs will be that upset if they miss out on him.
simmo10
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13/06/2008 18:37:00

I wouldn't mind a straight swop for Berbatov !!!
alphieblues
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13/06/2008 18:39:00

was only ever going to be a squad player. cover for king.....dont get me wrong, i like dunne. good old fashioned central defender.
lillywhites101
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13/06/2008 19:11:00

swop for berbatov ? do you think he wanna go over to ur club in the 1st place ?
Sakito
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13/06/2008 20:05:00

Stay at City and win nothing simmo10?? Eh, yeah right. How about go to Tottenham and join a load of planks!
Tudor
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13/06/2008 20:11:00

Phew, was woried for a while there :-p
mr_hot-spur
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13/06/2008 22:55:00

great news
123spurs
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14/06/2008 00:05:00

thank god! said it several times before on posts saying we were linked to him. He is over rated, playing for a little team that makes him look big. in a decent team he will have nothing to offer. Not as good as King, Woodgate, Dawson. So no need for him. Where is ronaldinho?
SonicBorg
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14/06/2008 07:16:00

Agree Sonicborg, Harry Redknapp wants him and we all know what a bad judge of a footballer he is.
Buzz Lightyear
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14/06/2008 08:36:00

I'm gutted,some of my fellow Spurs didn't rate Dunney for the quality defender he is,the exact kind of player we don't have and we need badly.We should have pounced quickly and decisively in the short window of time available to us.Probably end up spending 8mil on some south American CB who's afraid of a bit of physical now.********* anyway.
CoxintheBox
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14/06/2008 20:59:00

he was going to be a squad player........no sleep lost.
lillywhites101
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15/06/2008 11:19:00

Richard Dunne is the sort of player Mark Hughes will like. A no nonsense get stuck into em type of player.
dazza71
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15/06/2008 20:16:00

 

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