I’m counting down the top ten players who have made me laugh and (almost) cry since the start of the Premier League. The list doesn’t only take into account how these players performed on the field, it also takes into account how they performed off the field too… In fifth place, Craig Bellamy.
In total, Craig Bellamy has amassed £45 million pounds in transfer fees. He is the Cardiff born centre-forward who started his career at Norwich and went on to play for six Premier League clubs. Undoubtably a great player, but it will probably be his behavioural skills that most will remember him for when he retires.
The unofficial pic shows what the squad would look like if the blue side of Manchester actually secured deals for all of the players that they have actually been linked with over the years. It looks more like an American Football squad to me. How many can you name? P.S. Nobody mention the ‘Where’s Wally?’ character, I don’t know what he’s doing in there either. Click on the image for a bigger version…
The January transfer window is fuelled by newspaper talk. Will Arsenal sign that 17 year-old wonderkid from Rennes? Will Blackburn’s new owners allow their manager to put in an audacious bid for the world star at the top of his game? Who knows, but people still read it every day. The truth is out there, it’s actually below. Which Premier League clubs were linked with which players, and who actually, really signed for them?
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Southampton), Mamadou Sakho (PSG), Quade Taylor (Dulwich Hamlet), Paul McCallum (Dulwich Hamlet), Eden Hazard (Lille), Madjid Bougherra (Rangers), Jonathan Woodgate (Tottenham Hotspur), Gary Cahill (Bolton Wanderers), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Keisuke Honda (CSKA Moscow), Michael Ciani (FC Lorient), Christopher Samba (Blackburn Rovers), Neven Subotić (Borussia Dortmund), Matthew Upson (West Ham Utd), Sol Campbell (Newcastle Utd), Per Mertesacker (Werder Bremen), Romelu Lukaku (Anderlecht)
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Arsenal Rumour:Truth Ratio
17 rumours, 0 transfers = 100% Rumours