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Advance Notice: City Sign Gael Clichy

Advance Notice: City Sign Gael Clichy

Manchester City will sign Arsenal left back Gael Clichy as early as tomorrow, Monday 4 July Vital Manchester City understands.

By all accounts the 25-year-old France international representatives have finalised the deal and an announcement is expected around lunchtime.

The transfer is expected to be in the region of £9 million while the player himself can expect to receive a salary of £110.000 a week.

More on this breaking news as we get it.





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Writer:danielqpr
Date:Sunday July 3 2011
Time: 5:27PM

Comments

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£110,000 a week for clichy?????? jesus you lot are mugs, wonder why he chose city???
spursman79
03/07/2011 17:38:00
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If this is true then it is not good.
kennyclementstache
03/07/2011 17:40:00
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You guys often boast of Mancini's brilliance with defenders so surely this is a good signing, well minus the wages he's being given. How many natural LB's have you got? A very slow Kolarov who can't handle any average winger with the tiniest bit of speed, don't get me wrong he's a decent LB it's just a major flaw in his game.
TheFamousNo7
03/07/2011 17:45:00
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He won't be on those wages and there's no way on Earth we would pay £19M for a player on his last year of a contract. Those days are gone... Rumour has it it's £7M and it provides competition at LB. As for TheFamousNo7, you can count of two, maybe three fingers the number of decent left backs that can handle pace in the PL...
HeavyRiffs
03/07/2011 17:56:00
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£110,000 a week doubt it very much it’s just Newspaper rumors every player we sign seem to be on £110,000 a week according to the media.
ADTilson
03/07/2011 18:01:00
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£19m!? Since when? I also thought it was £7m, have I missed something? Clichy is a decent leftback but nothing more. He's average going forward and average at defending. But he does have good pace, something Kolarov lacks. Hopefully the competition will cause both to progress and they can then be deployed in different games that suit their playing styles, for example, when playing against pacey wingers use Clichy.
BlueBilly
03/07/2011 18:05:00
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Most newspapers I've read said not 110k, but 90k. And the price is 7m, not 19m. :D
StuMCFC
03/07/2011 18:20:00
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No way are we paying £19m for Clichy - for Nasri maybe, but not Clichy!
fifthcolumnblue
03/07/2011 18:53:00
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£19m for Clichy AND Nasri, I would have thought...
rojo2010
03/07/2011 18:55:00
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Is this satire of the media quoting ridiculous figures for City targets or a genuine story?
phartman87
03/07/2011 19:18:00
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