Writer: Johnny Baguette
Date:Tuesday June 30 2009
Baršelona's revelation that City are after Samuel Eto'o has become something of a moralising pontificators dream but meantime, the City clear out looms large...
From what we can make out at this stage, Eto'o's relationship with Baršelona, which has always been bordering on love-hate is entrenched in some sort of bizarre Catalunyan mix of bluff and counter bluff.
His agent's press conference this morning revealed that Barša have now offered the mercurial striker a new two year contract which goes against signals the Catalan giants had previously given him that he should leave. And so the dance continues as Eto'o's adviser went on to add that the player would be 'delighted' to get off the 237 bus on Ashton New Road.
All a bit weird a la Kakagate and City fans who were previously unaccustomed (not unlike our club's hierarchy) to this nonsensical continental brinkmanship prior to January would do well to shrug it off and not even contemplate trying to make sense of it.
MCFC have to date declined to comment, confirm or deny anything. That may well be the best policy for the moment as the hacks and certain rival fans begin to foam over City ruining football again amid all the shocking financial hearsay rumours that go along with the Eto'o story. Should City choose to walk away, I can't think of many Blues who would complain or lose much sleep over it.
Meanwhile, City's squad rebuilding continues and the hapless Jo could be stumbling around at Goodison Park permanently before too long according to various reports. Everton are keen to bring the Brazilian in but to what cost? All eyes on Joleon Lescott for some guidance...
All this and much more to come from Vital MC on the day that Carlos Tevez ends his rag prison sentence.
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Date:Tuesday June 30 2009
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