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City sign Petrov

City sign Petrov

City have today made their fourth signing of the summer after beating off competition from Spurs for the signature of Bulgarian international Martin Petrov.

Petrov joins the blues from Spanish outfit Atletico Madrid where he appeared 45 times, scoring three goals and providing ten assists.

Petrov is being brought in to fill the problem left wing position.

It is indicitive of the lure of Eriksson that City are able to attract a player of Petrov's quality.

That Tottenham could offer European football, as well as a settled compatriot in Berbatov, and still couldn't beat City to the player's signature speaks volumes.

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Writer:Andy Leggott
Date:Thursday July 26 2007
Time: 1:06PM

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another mercenary if he signs for Citeh!
26/07/2007 13:20:00
Why on this earth has he chosen City over Spurs???? Well done guys- things are looking up for you it seems. Just hope for your sake he isn't another Damien Duffer!!!!
26/07/2007 13:22:00
Is this really a done deal?
26/07/2007 13:23:00
Yes, but is his Knee a done deal
lobo spurs nutz
26/07/2007 13:24:00
gutted, good signing for you guys i just hope you don't have a leeds situation there. dodgy charman who spunks loads on wages and leaves. it's amazing how much money talks!!!!!!
26/07/2007 13:30:00
No doubt money talks boys ...... but when you aint got Euro football to offer money needs to talk. Or should we just roll over and let other clubs dictate our transfer policy? On a happier note for Spurs the feeling up here is that you could be the ones to break the top four with your near neighbours slipping outside of it. You'll need a left winger though :-)
26/07/2007 13:35:00
All the pieces of the jigsaw falling nicely into place. This is another case of Sven beating the opposition to land a star player. Now all you knockers look elsewhere !!!
26/07/2007 13:44:00
i agree with you Ronin, you do need to splash the cash as you are not looking for pieces in a jigsaw you actually need the whole jigsaw! How are you getting on with disposing of the dead wood??? good signing though, Jol needs to be a bit more agressive in the market to get us that left winger we crave
26/07/2007 13:51:00
All the dead wood has long since gone just ask the Barcodes.
26/07/2007 14:01:00
I hope they're right Michael and it is. I don't want this bloke. The eastern europeans rarely make an impact over here as they come for a pay day (Berbs is the exception and not the rule). I suspect Spurs were never in for the injury prone 28 year old but as usual the agents and papers have nothing better to do that talk about Spurs.
The Tailor
26/07/2007 14:13:00
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