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Rovers Dismiss Anelka Talk

Rovers Dismiss Anelka Talk

It had been reported in a Sunday tabloid that Blackburn Rovers wanted to sign Bolton Wanderers striker Nicolas Anelka, but this has been dismissed.

The suggestion was that Rovers manager Mark Hughes had sounded French International Anelka out, and would be wanting funds to make a move when the transfer window re-opened in January, however, it was also reported that in order to make such a move players would have to be sold to raise the funds with is claimed that Benni McCarthy would be the player sold. All of this has been dismissed by "a senior source within the boardroom".

This source told the Telegraph: "Nicolas Anelka's name has been mentioned in the past, along with many others, but there are no plans to make a move for him next month, and we have no intention of selling Benni McCarthy either."


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Writer:Walker
Date:Monday December 10 2007
Time: 9:20PM

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This was ALWAYS a long shot anyway wasn't it and few believed that this could, or would be true.
Hughes Da Man
10/12/2007 21:22:00
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Sasman breathes a sigh of relief....
sasman
10/12/2007 23:09:00
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You can't doubt the dudes quality can you, who wouldn't (apart from sas) want Anelka in their side really?!?!
Hughes Da Man
11/12/2007 09:38:00
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He is quality but I think Benni is more more important to us and can offer more goals than Nic so I'd stick rather than twist!
roversman
11/12/2007 10:59:00
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I never doubted his quality, the guy is a classy striker, but his attitude is shocking, i wouldnt want him at my club.
sasman
11/12/2007 11:33:00
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Swapping one moody striker for another...!
FreidelNo.1
11/12/2007 13:25:00
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you could say that friedel. However i just didnt like how anelka was asking for a big club when he barely signed for bolton
sasman
12/12/2007 05:22:00
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I never took interest in these rumours, we could never afford him.
adrianbrfc
12/12/2007 12:31:00
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can't see bolton letting him go - they'll need him to survive this season
FreidelNo.1
12/12/2007 13:37:00
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***** anelka we dont need another i want a big club moany ******** at the club one is enough for me thank you very much!
durks de rover
12/12/2007 13:45:00
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