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Cruz Completes City Move

Cruz Completes City Move

Manchester City have completed the signing of striker Roque Santa Cruz from Rovers.

The deal, believed to be in the region of £17m, concludes a tedious saga of will he won't he and now both sides can crack on.

Roque has made no bones about wanting to move for a while now and Rovers have been waiting for the right moment to let him go and for the right amount.

I wish Roque all the best at City, just don't expect a good reception at Ewood on the first game of next season - you're lies and deception will not stand you in good standing at Rovers.

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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Monday June 22 2009
Time: 5:48PM


He was great for a season but he has actually been a hinderence this last season in hindsight. A good deal for all parties.
Mikey D
22/06/2009 17:50:00
i'm suprised you didn't get more for him... especially from the money bags at manc city...
22/06/2009 18:13:00
I'm just glad this is finally done, it's been annoying us for soooo long now!!! Thanks for what you did RSC but you could've conducted yourself better than you did and I'd personally blame you for a large amount of the distraction last season. I wonder if you'll find out like so many others that decide a move away from Ewood Park is best for them that it's actually not?!?! Good business by Rovers though.
22/06/2009 18:17:00
22/06/2009 18:31:00
(that's me putting a full stop after the whole sorry state of affairs)
22/06/2009 18:31:00
That's a great fee and you could buy 3 or 4 decent players to improve the side with it. The best thing about selling to city is you'll get the money in one go, whilst other clubs would have had to pay it over a certain amount of years, with clauses etc.
22/06/2009 19:02:00
What wonderful news this is, hmmmmm...................
22/06/2009 19:07:00
well at least the drama is over now...we can concentrate on improving the squad now, everybody is replacable, its a shame to see him go and especailly in the way he went on ( may only be paper talk though ) about leaving and everyone knows its only City for the money, cool if they break the strangle hold on the Top 4 but it will be at least 1 or 2 yrs yet....
22/06/2009 19:48:00
Top money for a good but not a great player!!!! Really hop BSA gets to spend this money tho....
23/06/2009 09:23:00
Roque, Tevez, Robinho - where does that leave Bellamy? Bet he's not too happy... Good luck Roque, thanks for the goals - I hope you don't score any against us next season
23/06/2009 09:43:00
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