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Who Heading For The Exit Gate Now?

It looks as though City have reached an impasse with the prospective signing of Balotelli, who's agent is clearing 'doing his best for his Client'.

Now Adebayor looks as though he is joining those in the revolving door, stating that he'd love to play for Juventus, who probably can't afford his wages.

If people want to price themselves out of playing for City or want to leave because they are not professional enough to want to fight for and keep their place in the team, don't sign them and get rid of them.

When you examine Adebayor's contribution to last season it more or less started and ended against Arsenal. It's as though he only moved away from Arsenal to score that goal against them. Then came the ban, the injury, the incident at the African Cup of Nations, more injuries and a subsequent draining of appetite.

He really hasn't looked the ticket over the pre-season, almost as if his mind is somewhere else. But if he does want away he will know he won't be on the same money, so it was correct that money was not the prime motivation for joining City in the first place!!

Adebayor's predicament is being mirrored in several areas across the squad just now, with many nervous about their playing futures. In the end Football is like any other industry. If your supply of labour is too great people have to leave or be moved on. Or they buy into what you are trying to do and make sure they are part of it. I would prefer the likes of Ireland to roll his sleeves up and roll the clock back to the season before last, I would make sure we kept Bellamy interested and if I was Wayne Bridge I'd make sure I stepped up to the plate because Kolarov won't give him too many chances.

I have expressed concern over the Balotelli situation before and I think that Mancini would have to be Cesar Millan of football management to tame that one. I can't report an anything positive that I've seen about this guy. I thinking he's dreaming if he thinks he'll get £180000 per week anywhere

The big wheels keep rolling and there will be more to come before the end of August.




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Writer: Tranmere Loyal Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 5 2010

Time: 4:00PM

Your Comments

Sinking ship??
Rob-EFC
Even as a Toffee I'll be keeping a keen eye on the City exit door. It'll be interesting to see who will stay and fight and who will accept their faith and leave. Even the prices of players will be interesting. Could be one of the most exciting Deadline Days in a few years... especially because we'll be hoping to hold onto Arteta & Pienaar!
Vanilla Ice
:)
Klutch
You still going for that award Rob, ha!
Vanilla Ice
Lets get a pool going boys, who will be the next player to come out and say they want to leave City?? My money is on Tevez
Klutch
Mine is on Yaya Toure, ha!
Vanilla Ice
OOOoo thats a good one, why didn't i think of that lol
Klutch
You guys have to be careful, Super Mecenary Balotelli puts Robinho to shame in the Bellend stakes, let alone all the others. Mancini has to be strong as hell to handle your dressing room!
HuddersfieldYiddo
I've wanted to say that for ages... thanks for giving me the opportunity!
Vanilla Ice
HuddersfieldYiddo, Mancini had the stones to have a pop at Moyes, one thing I would bank on is he take no prisoners in the dressing room.
PinkToffee
i would say Yaya, since he already said he is leaving city for Barca eventually, 220K and that still doesnt buy loyalty, that truly is sad
Rob-EFC
hahah, nice. Hey i'm surprised no city fan has accused us all of being "jealous" by now.
Klutch
Think we should move this article to Vital Everton . . . .lol - i for one never believe ANY football story in the tabloids - just wait for an update from the OS.
Thaibluefan
I'll get onto the editor and see if we can get it onto the Everton site :)
Vanilla Ice
So that’s 2 for Yaya and 1 for Tevez, come on boys lets hear your predictions. O City fans can play too, we would love to hear your prediction after all we are on your site.
Klutch
God forbid any of you live up to the reputation of being more interested in what we are doing rather than your own club. Infact I think i'm the first City fan to post on this particular thread. Not quite sure how Balotelli can be deemed a mercinary seems as he's only played for Inter (actually he played for Lumezzane twice before Mancini took him to Inter). I think the reason some blues play the 'your jealous' card is because of the amount of attention we seem to get from every other clubs fans, such as this one.
Paul Calf
Where have you been Paul??? We've already let it be known that we will keep commenting on this site as long as City fans keep commenting on ours. Have a look at Vital Everton and see what I mean... and compared to the **** we get this is nothing!
Vanilla Ice
You do that Vanilla Ice, you'll help me hammer home my first point.
Paul Calf
Paul Calf, if you take a look at various sites i.e. everton, villa, Gob *****es, man U you will notice numerous city comments all over the place, we are simply repaying the favour.
Rob-EFC
Paul Calf - I'm confused, so is your prediction Balotelli or not? lol. O and all that attention you seem to be getting is cause you have people like boy genius sillywilly writing garbage articles about other teams and going around trolling on other people site.
Klutch
You know something is off when an everton supporter and a gob *****e are agreeing on something
Rob-EFC
Again Paul, if you check Vital Everton you'll see that I spend much much much more time there than here! Therefore making **** of your first point. You should really know what you on about before commenting on it... Anyway, where's Willy???
Vanilla Ice
We all have numpties supporting our clubs, love to hear about a club that hasn't got any! No, I was suggesting calling Balotelli a mercenary is a bit wide of the mark given he's been at one club primarily. I wasn't aware of the bombardment on your site I tend to only visit my own club's! Ade looks like he's off, Jo on the other hand has looked good and may stay, so who knows, bobby Manc thats who.
Paul Calf
His crying cause another mecenary want's to leave city.
Klutch
Fair enough paul
Klutch
If I can honestly comment on the article, which seems to be something few fans are doing, I am surprised that Adebayor would want to leave for Italy. No Champions League at Juventus, lots of racism in Italy, a lot of diving, etc. I'll believe this transfer when I see it happen.
PhillyBlueMoon
It's ok Paul... I accept your apology. Ade won't go, unless City bring in more than 1 striker!
Vanilla Ice
If the truth be known the Everton fans get a better class of fan on this site and who can blame them for mixing with us.
Wswilly3
Haha, back to your best Willy!
Vanilla Ice
Oh yeah, Tevez will not be leaving as coming to gods own club was "the best decsion of his life". Yaya likwise, he only said the thing about Barca to keep the fans happy + there is no way he is on £220,000. Gosh you toffees actually eating all this tabloid garbage up, not a very clever bunch are you?
Blinkblue
Please provide us with some proof that he isnt on 220K, so far all I have seen is he is on 220K
Rob-EFC
Big bob, big fat bob, big fat blobby ******** bob, bob the blob ....got any Spandau Ballet?
Paul Calf
Rob EFC, thats just like saying YOU prove he IS on it, given that it was undisclosed and all?
Paul Calf
Ye whatever he said!
Vanilla Ice
Blinkblue - wasn't there a rumor that Tevez wasn't happy at city a little while back? And didn't your manger say something along the lines of "If a top player is not happy to stay here then it's better to go to another team, this is not just the case for Tevez."?
Klutch
I've got a life I've got to attend to right now.. just a comment...
roy harper
Klutch- But look at the interview from tevez taken about a week ago, he is clrearly very happy at city. And Yaya is not on the amount of money because it would break our wage structure. He will not be getting more than Tevez, Robinho etc, that's the way it works. Strikers get more money. Plus if you can find me any proof, any evidence, ANYTHING that tells us Yaya's wage then I will bow out.
Blinkblue
Thats a good point about being worried in not making the 25 squad, and can make players make more mistakes in actually trying too hard. Players who ask astonomical wages are just pricing themselves out of the market, if they join City and then want to move on and think that everyone will pay the wages. The point is we are not getting value for money and these players who are demanding high wages are not giving back in terms of effort and loyalty.
Buzz Lightyear
http://www.southasiablog.com/2010/07/manchester-city-signing-yaya-toure-to.html http://www.newsoftheworld.co.uk/sport/865170/TOURE-IS-PREMIER-LEAGUES-HIGHEST-PAID-PLAYER.html http://www.premierleagueticketsonline.com/yaya-toure-becomes-the-highest-paid-premier-league-player-in-history/
Rob-EFC
Theres 3, if you want some more, I will have no problem finding some more, now, could you find me evidence that he is not getting paid 220,000 a week
Rob-EFC
I once read in a tabloid that a baby that looked like a bat was born in Poland and was eating other children for lunch. It was printed in the papers, so I obviously believed it.
PhillyBlueMoon
Rob - you're coming up on the rails again, especially as our Villa friend has gone for a liedown
Wswilly3
I heard about that bat child - scary stuff!
Vanilla Ice
Rob - Non of them articles have any sources or proof in them.
Blinkblue
I admit that the tabloids arent the most reliable source, but when every single tabloid says he is getting 220K then they must have something right, what other evidence do you expect, want me to go to his mansion in Manchester and ask him how much he is getting paid???
Rob-EFC
Well if you could I'm sure that would kill the debate stone dead :)
Vanilla Ice
The truth is we had to give Yaya the same as his brother or there would have been a family rift ...........I mean what can you do in the circumstances.
Wswilly3
Why do you think City said it is undisclosed?? Because they know it is embarrassing for them to say they signed him for 220K, when he isnt even worth 100K
Rob-EFC
Your right Willy... wouldn't have been fair!
Vanilla Ice
Now Rob.... I'd buy him for 100k :)
Vanilla Ice
All these wonderful sheep-like rival fans biting into the media stories so easily ~ http://twitter.com/MCFC ~ refuted, closed.
StuMCFC
Stu - great though isn't it.
Wswilly3
well do you guys have any proof that he isnt, even a tabloid report or something
Rob-EFC
Rob, read up two comments? MCFC *OFFICIAL* *VERIFIED* Twitter account has just said it's complete utter BS. http://twitter.com/MCFC
StuMCFC
Why do all clubs say disclosed these days, Rob? Because it's none of our business how much the player earns. If they were using public funds, then I can see an issue, but these are all private deals.
PhillyBlueMoon
Philly - it is comforting for the poor to bemoan how much the rich have.
Wswilly3
Very comforting... don't begrudge us a good moan :)
Vanilla Ice
Hey Vanilla - you are getting too good at this .... deuce.
Wswilly3
Well of course they would deny it, I mean if you signed an average player for 220K then you would want to distance yourself from it, what did it say he earns then?
Rob-EFC
Rob is defintely challenging for the Whinger of the Year Award again - I thought he had fallen away but he keeps coming back for more.
Wswilly3
I heard via my "Soccernet sources" that Jermaine Beckford has shattered Everton's wage structure and is on 160k a week after tax. Imagine I was employed by a newspaper and wrote that in typical "LOOK AT MY STORY!" sensationalist fashion, then another paper took it and wrote it. Then another. And another. Then all the independent websites. It's that easy and with most clubs quiet in the transfer market, the media is obsessed with City. But lets not allow logic to get in the way of a good whine.
StuMCFC
Logic is over-rated... can't believe Becks is on 160k a week :0
Vanilla Ice
And,not a word about football.
Spud 1
You see....all these mercenaries you bought will soon get tired of this "project" of yours that is going nowhere and will soon look else where to further their careers! They will soon come to their senses and realize, money isn't all it is when you have no trophies to show for it. Robinho doesn't want to come back, now Ade wants out? Interesting....
DeonDoolingU4L
Id like to reiterate what LD said a year ago,, wait for a year and you see his real colors. Told you that this guy is a grade A tool
Sajit
First things first... who is LD?
Vanilla Ice
Robinho wants out, Ade wants out, Ireland wants out, willy, looks loke the ship is starting to sink buddy. As for becks, he is on like 15K or something, Everton released his details because they arent ashamed to give someone the amount that is deserved, you know what these two players are probably the same ability yet, Yaya is getting paid 15x more than Beckford, hahaha
Rob-EFC
Evertonians - should I spam this forum a la Mr Williams on ours?
Chuckmeister_EFC
I think I should.
Chuckmeister_EFC
And possibly could.
Chuckmeister_EFC
Please can you change the poll?
Chuckmeister_EFC
It's been there for far too long.
Chuckmeister_EFC
How do you do this Wlly?
Chuckmeister_EFC
I'm getting bored already.
Chuckmeister_EFC
I'm running out of things to type....
Chuckmeister_EFC
Erm..... Manchester City are cack.
Chuckmeister_EFC
I really admire you Willy.
Chuckmeister_EFC
So what did you pick in the poll Chuck?
Vanilla Ice
I don't know how you do it.
Chuckmeister_EFC
Was it Crazy leg crane?
Vanilla Ice
Was it Bambi on ice
Vanilla Ice
I think I'll go now.
Chuckmeister_EFC
Talk about all the players that want to leave City, that could get you about 20pts
Rob-EFC
Was it Two left feet
Vanilla Ice
Bye then.
Chuckmeister_EFC
See you around sometime.
Chuckmeister_EFC
Was it One leg is shorter than the other
Vanilla Ice
As long as I beat the Rotherham guy I'll be happy.
Chuckmeister_EFC
Was it Awesome
Vanilla Ice
Was it average
Vanilla Ice
He's like a machine.
Chuckmeister_EFC
or was it something else?
Vanilla Ice
Keep it going boys we like the traffic - our boss gets paid on this.
Wswilly3
Not quite a Terminator.
Chuckmeister_EFC
Or Sonny out of iRobot.
Chuckmeister_EFC
Maybe an alarm clock.
Chuckmeister_EFC
If someone gets paid for this I hope he gets minimum wage.
Chuckmeister_EFC
It could be a she though.
Chuckmeister_EFC
Or an 'it'.
Chuckmeister_EFC
Damn that was a lot of spamming!
Vanilla Ice
Vanilla - I think Adebayor is an awesome player. Nothing like a mercenary.
Chuckmeister_EFC
Just had a rabbit pie for tea.
Chuckmeister_EFC
And a gooseberry crumble.
Chuckmeister_EFC
My wife is an awesome cook.
Chuckmeister_EFC
I quite fancy chicken mole to tea tomorrow.
Chuckmeister_EFC
Maybe Mexican rice.
Chuckmeister_EFC
Or chicken halloumi.
Chuckmeister_EFC
I make a mean perinaise.
Chuckmeister_EFC
New champions here - http://twitpic.com/2bu680
eighthsin
Champions, this season? Very much doubt it.
Chuckmeister_EFC
Adebayor, Adebayoooooooooor, Offer him 100 grand, the f***er wants more.
Rocky7
Rocky7 - hahahaha thats gold
Klutch
It's not really Klutch, because Juve could't offer more.
Bluedub
MCFC Twitter Take it from us everyone, despite reports, MCFC has no plans to sell Emmanuel Adebayor; our new no.9 for this season - and that's official 2 minutes ago via TweetDeck
me_innit
Whats the point of this article slating Ade anyway? He's still a City player. So what if he would like to play for Juve? Surely you dont believe he grew up supporting City. I wont begrudge him if he moves on, i'll wish him all the best.
me_innit
And for the pathetic Arsenal fans(only the pathetic ones) who think they are now justified for the pathetic way they treated Ade(booing him and singing racist songs) even when he was scoring goals for you, you can sod right off. Maybe you can start booing Fabregas this season cos he wants to play for Barcelona just ike you did to Eboue at some point when he was in poor form.
me_innit
Clearly a total fabrication - he will stay and only matter of conjecture is who we will buy to provide options.
Wswilly3
Not patient enough to read through the 1120 comments. Where did you get the info about Ade wanting to leave Ciry from Ped? you sure it's not another of those Sun/mirror/daily mail LSD trip journalists on crack misleading you?
Blue ponderer
The quotes came from Tuttosport in Italy Ponderer, Sport.co.uk ran the story earlier today. None of the tabloids seem to be picking this story up, that says it all really, if they don't even see it having any credibility.
Bluedub
Cheers Bluedub, Italian LSD trip journalists on crack then, I can go back to sleep...
Blue ponderer
I can see someones been put on repeat from the comments above christ! And it was an everton fan, Where is the banter gone from earlier aswell is it on this post or another or has it travelled to another site. Or has Willy realised he has just hit puberty and gone running to his mom to have the talk? LOL
P.Avfc
What a load of crap posted on this article - mostly by Chuck. Oh - and the Rotherham guy is a very nice lady.
Thaibluefan
Grrr bloody usernames and passwords, its been a while so wher do I start? Ahem here goes. Oh how the opposition love reading Citys pages. I can see there grubby little nose prints on the window. Ade this Robi that, Tevez, our owners, Yaya's average etc tut tut. Tho you wont admit to jealousy your clenched teeth will. At least we have this problem, its better than having sub standard players to whinge about. Its no good mouthing off now, wait till the seasons over then compare. Just remember that when your team get sold to a rich investor and you sign expensive players all thethe **** you have give out. Oh you will forget because you will be hungry for pastures new. The Evertons, Villas and Newcastles will be next as they wouldn't cost the earth, have a good fan base and have not tapped into the international market that the big so called 4 have, so theres an opportunity to make profits. Trust me it will happen and then your players will be on a ferrari or 2 a week. Sermon over, all stand for the national anthem.
Uwe and whos army
kin ell! Ijust wrote a book lol
Uwe and whos army
No a book would be on paper, You also typed and not wrote. A book would have a front and back cover it would also have several papes, hundreds in fact unless it was a childrens book for Willy. So you are from writing a book numpty
P.Avfc
hmmmm several papes? whats a pape? books dont get typed? never heard of e-books? So you are from writing a book numpty? the plot thickens! I did once meet a pale out of breath brummie in St Marys hospital and asked him if he came here to die and he repliied " No I came here yesterdie" . yourside got nothing to report? or is it warmer in here? your waiting for a hand out aint you! heres a cup of tea to keep you going untill the soup kitchen opens. hang on! newsflash. stive sideweill seen in petrol station. ooh see ya
Uwe and whos army
LD = Little Dutch, :) , writer par excellence at Vital Arsenal
Sajit
Ade has denied saying he wants to leave. The guys that do leave will be surplus to our needs, and of course some bargains will be on offer, but not to clubs we see as rivals for the title.
johnkelv
See don't believe everything you read, 99% is made up the other 1% is purely guessing.
Buzz Lightyear
Uwe and whos army - I'm a Toffee and if we got billionaire owners then I'd be jumping up and down but we don't :( so until then I will continue to say I hate clubs like city ;) Just enjoy the banter... it's great crack!
Vanilla Ice
Is there anychance a Moderator could sort out all the City comments from the jealous fools trash?, I cant be asssd reading 100 Everton comments, I do wonder why we attract all this attention from the same set of fans on every forum and every newspaper site i also wonder why on these same sites when i try to defend City against the vile criticism it never gets passed the mods!
markmcfc
Is the a moderator who could sort out several city fans comments on lots of other sits bragging about there money? You idiot your taking what your giving out!
P.Avfc
P.avfc, could you do me a favour mate, stop calling people idiots, it's uncalled for. And also could you please stop generalising about City fans, which you're doing in response to ONE City fans tongue in cheek wind ups. Thanks.
Bluedub
P.Avfc is very abusive isnt he? maybe his mam dropped him as a baby or maybe he is just blind with jealousy,
markmcfc
I dont mind the banter Vanilla, its what makes this site. I just retaliate to abuse.
Uwe and whos army
Well don't worry... the Toffees are only here for the banter!
Vanilla Ice
On Willys invitation of course :)
Vanilla Ice
haha
Uwe and whos army
The Toffees dont need to come here for the banter as there team/club is one big joke to start with!
markmcfc
Still feeling like a w****r Mark? It's a good thing the other City fans aren't like you or there'd be no crack!
vanilla ice
Pedmachine could maybe now come out and write and article about Ade's denial of making these comments with the same speed he wrote this one?
me_innit
Oh sounds like some friction in the City camp!
vanilla ice
What an exciting life you must have VI. Lurking Around vital City for the slightest hint of sthg fuel your obsession. Good luck mate.
me_innit
And a great life it is... but by insulting me you must be insulting Willy as he does the same on VitalEvetion?
vanilla ice
Peace guys - we visit each others sites for a bit of harmless banter to fill in the weeks before the season starts or it all gets a bit boring.
Wswilly3
Insulting? I must've missed the word VI.
me_innit
 

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