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Martin Petrov Thwarted In Bid To Leave City

Martin Petrov Thwarted In Bid To Leave City



Good grief. Rigsby's agent goes to the Bulgarian press to reveal the player's 'disappointment' that his proposed move to Spurs has fallen through...

Following Petrov's summer statement to the Bulgarian media that threatened his departure unless he got regular first team football, this will come as a profound let down to a City faithful and indeed club who have stuck by the 30 year old throughout last season's serious knee injury:

Luchezar Taney told Darik Radio: 'I can say that Martin wanted to join Tottenham. You see that he has some problems at City and that's why he decided to look elsewhere and Spurs made an offer for him. But it's not the end of the world. He has one year of his contract left and we'll see after that. Manchester City rejected the deal mainly due to manager Mark Hughes' unwillingness."



Alongside Javier Garrido, Petrov is one of the last Sven-Goran Eriksson signings to remain on th current City playing strength. Immensely popular, he's chipped in with invaluable goals on numerous occasions.

Clearly, something is badly wrong and one can't imagine that he is difficult to manage right now. However, the news that the questionably unstable David Bentely will no longer be coming to East Manchester will see many of us breathe a sigh of relief.

A word for the rag's Dimitar Berbaflop. He went to the press this week publicly advising Petrov to leave City for Spurs, 'a bigger club.'

The Dracula lookalike would do well to keep an eye on his own flagging fortunes.

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Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Tuesday September 1 2009
Time: 5:37PM

Comments

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do you not have any fans? no comments?
TeamofRobbieKeanes
01/09/2009 17:55:00
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You could always go one further and visit our forums, you know.
Johnny Baguette
01/09/2009 18:03:00
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I think were both happy the Bentley/Petrov deal didnt happen.
HuddersfieldYiddo
01/09/2009 18:09:00
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yawn.. get back on the bench Rigsby your good cover
humpty
01/09/2009 18:09:00
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Teamofrobbiekeanes do you?
humpty
01/09/2009 18:10:00
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We're still waiting on official confirmation of Dunney's departure to Villa. Pay off delaying signing according to Irish media.
Johnny Baguette
01/09/2009 18:19:00
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You'd have to visit the forums to see the fans debating the issues, TeamofRobbieKeanes. Johnny Baguette is our number one spokesman... And all of us read his articles -- but the discussion, real discussion not the posturing from most fan sites Vital excepted -- is continuous behind the scenes. Why do you think Vital man City had 30,000 posts by fans last month alone? Looking at this particular article I would make it clear that Petrov, in my view, was only looking at a move to your TINY football ground darnsarf because he hadn't secured a contract extension from Mark Hughes. Hopefully he'll get the opportunity to earn that extension... For one I want to see Petrov fight for and earn a starting berth for 50% of all City games.
Sindbad
01/09/2009 18:34:00
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Glad we kept him, the agent only said he had 'some problems' ie not starting regularly. He will do to fight for a place at city, and robinho/bellamy will be injured or playing crap at sum point. if the swap had happened we would have lost that essential balance, well done hughes for keeping hold, now just play him!
darryl28
01/09/2009 18:57:00
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If petrov was joining west ham where they dont have a top quality left winger and it was obvious he would start every game - i could understand why he would want to leave. But to leave city to join a club that has modric operating left midfield, one of the best offensive playmakers in europe. Does petrov expect to take his place? Now that modric is injured, spurs sign krancar, petrov has another struggle on his hands. He cant take robinho's place and now bellamy has jump ahead of him as second choice. I think petrovs agent was angleing for a big money b4 the deadline. Otherwise why would he leave one subs bench for a another?
enzo city
01/09/2009 20:06:00
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Spot on, enzo. Furthermore, he's 30 now and two my knowledge had 2 serious injuries. Harry will explain all no doubt soon from a used car lot somewhere around Seven Sisters.
Johnny Baguette
01/09/2009 20:29:00
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