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Stubborn Sturridge Cements Chelsea Contract

Stubborn Sturridge Cements Chelsea Contract


Budding blogger, Blue Lad Scragg sent us the following...

Chelsea has confirmed the signing of teenage striker Daniel Sturridge on a four-year contract after turning down a take it or leave it Manchester City £55,000 a week offer.

As the youngster is under the age of 24 City are entitled to compensation with the fee being decided by a tribunal. Reports suggest Chelsea may have to pay up to £10m.

Youth Academy graduate was made a laughing stock by City fans when reports surfaced that he was demanding a ridiculous £75,000 a week. When regular player Elano earns a mere £35,000 I personally say good riddance to the money driven fool. It's such a shame though as he was showing so much promise, but if he wants to leave and sit on a Stamford Bridge bench, then good luck and enjoy.

Sturridge made his full debut for City in 2007 against Reading scoring six times in 32 appearances.

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Writer:Blue Lad Scragg
Date:Saturday July 4 2009
Time: 1:15PM

Comments

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Can't say I'm that excited by his arrival folks :-(
merlin
04/07/2009 13:22:00
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Rank bad advice. "Splinters" Sturridge is going to need some cushions. Meanwhile, there is no way in this world or the next that Ancelotti has ever heard of Sturridge until now. Which begs the question, whose been running Chelsea's transfer policy throughout the past three managers? Has to be Weasel K.
Johnny Baguette
04/07/2009 13:37:00
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Hmm, I don't call playing well against Stoke good promise, no better than Ched Evans.
RobsonGreensleeves
04/07/2009 13:48:00
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Chelsea will be re-naming their bench, the 'sturridge' by the end of next season.
eighthsin
04/07/2009 13:53:00
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Money driven?? How much are u boys willing to pay John Terry or Eto'o to lure them into your little club?
Zbam
04/07/2009 13:53:00
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His agent (and uncle) Dean Sturridge is on Talksport at 2.15 today to "Put the record straight". I wait eagerly.
jackblue
04/07/2009 13:55:00
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Where did you get your little IQ Zbam go forth and under no circumstance ... multiply.!!
jackblue
04/07/2009 13:56:00
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How much are Chelsea even paying him is the question. It must be around the 60k + a week mark. A fair bit for an injury prone unproven striker who couldn't even get into our team.
MCFC_Goatboy
04/07/2009 14:07:00
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When his serious thigh injury had sidelined him for many months there was a lot of talk that City might have to give up on Sturridge, but there was tremendous support from the fans and throughout the club that meant his painstaking treatment would continue without the fear of being jettisoned. Talk about Stand By Me.
Johnny Baguette
04/07/2009 14:14:00
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I found it under a rock jackblue!!
Zbam
04/07/2009 14:15:00
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