It’s been surprisingly rainy in Brisbane today but despite that I’ve had a quite a decent day. I hope you have had one or are going to have one too.
Kicking things off today are some confusing comments from Alex Hleb about his proposed transfer to Real Madrid/Barcelona/Inter Milan/No-one Really Cares FC. The Belarussian has come out and told the media that reports suggesting he will be leaving Arsenal are nonsense but also goes on to say that if he does it will only be to play in another country.
“I have read that I wanted to move because Arsenal would win nothing, this is nonsense. But I would really not like to comment on the issue really because there is nothing more to say, because the club means so much to me. If I’ll go, then only in a different league, in any case, in England, there is only Arsenal for me.”
It’s bloody confusing if you ask me. On one hand you have Hleb going on record quite rightly saying that he has been misquoted in his desire to leave but on the other hand you don’t really have him denying the comments that were made by his idiot of a manager Nikolai Shpilevski.
If I had to take a side I’d say that Hleb will still be off. If he wasn’t leaving then he would have just come out and said “I’m not leaving” but he’s carefully chosen to avoid making that statement. Indeed, contrast Hleb’s comments with those made by Cesc Fabregas and you’ll get a clear understanding of what I mean.
I think Hleb’s probably just negotiating whether he wants to play under Pep Guardiola, Bernd Schuster or Jose Mourinho and we’ll find out shortly who it will be. As I’ve said time and time again I couldn’t care less where he ends up so I don’t think there’s anything else left to say about it until the move is made official.
And that’s that in a fairly quiet day of Arsenal news. Try and enjoy yourself wherever you may be in the world.
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