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Mendes and Gutierrez swap deal?

Pedro Mendes is being linked with a move to Real Mallorca, with a possible swap deal involving long time Pompey target Jonas Gutierrez going the other way being mentioned...

Mendes is being quoted as having told IB3 Television: 'Spanish football is interesting for me and Mallorca are a good team', which apparently means 'he wants to move to Spain!' To me this does not exactly say he is going, or maybe I am just seeing it the way I want to see it as i do not want him to leave?

With Gutierrez being a long term target for Harry Redknapp then if there were any truth in this then as much as I would like to keep Mendes you could imagine this is a sacrifice that could, well in fact maybe even would be made...


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Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 25 2008

Time: 10:57PM

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What position does Guitierres play?
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25/05/2008 23:58:00

I think hes right mid...dont know enough about him to say if I'd happy with a swap or not!
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26/05/2008 07:45:00

yep he is a right sided player, so he fits the bill as someone that 'arry is looking for... i have only heard good things about him, and also seen some good bits myself but i too am not convinved i like the idea of swapping pedro - proven in this league and our side - for gutierrez - who isnt - but ;arry and co know best dont they i guess.
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26/05/2008 09:29:00

think I might have a look on youtube...i'll put a link up if i find anything good!
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26/05/2008 09:33:00

didnt find much on Gutierrez...b ut did find this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vO5cvT3ol-8 I wish....not only did this guy have some world beating skill, he knew when to pull the trigger...i miss him, want him back...please Harry!!! u know you want to!!
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26/05/2008 09:46:00

Herd this was Mendes talking to spanish media saying it would be a good move for him so can Harry keep him, or will he fancy bringing in Gutierrez.
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26/05/2008 11:31:00

Gutierrez is quite a highly rated winger, also known as spiderman as he dons a spiderman mask after every goal he scores. I can see this as a possible good move although I would prefer Mendes to stay and we get Gutierrez as well!
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26/05/2008 12:42:00

good deal but arry swap lauren
stfc ballboy
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26/05/2008 12:50:00

lauren would involve alot more money going to mallorca tho wouldnt he...
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26/05/2008 14:06:00

d'allesandro is a player i would really like to see come back charlie... i doubt he will...but t would be great if he did!!!
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26/05/2008 16:31:00

"HR" is talking up Mendes which makes me think he is on his way. If this means Gutierrez arriving as a right sided winger, the bad news of the Mendes loss could be countered by the good news of Utaka going.
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26/05/2008 16:56:00

d'allessandro is probably 'too much' of a luxury player to fit into our side now isnt he? i would love to have him back but cant see this ever happening tbh...
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26/05/2008 22:52:00

good point 007, i hope it isnt the case but it could we be that mendes is being talked up so he can be shipped out... i dont think utaka will be going anywhere this summer tho tbh.
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26/05/2008 22:53:00

Harry wont let Utaka go he sees something in him we all miss let's hope he has a big season & prove a lot of people wrong. As for D'allessandro I agree with rug &lets move on not back although I would make an exception with Crouch.
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27/05/2008 19:06:00

crouchy is a better player to the one we had before isnt he - but he wasnt bad before was he either :-) i would doubt we can say the same about d'allesandro, fantastic footballer but has he improved since he left? i would doubt it...
if it just the 'price tag' that 'arry sees in utaka tho? i cannot stress enough that i hope he comes good next season, but until we see if - and not just for the first few games - i will not believe it.
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28/05/2008 08:36:00

Mendes will go with our blessing, if it happens. Though at best next season will probably be his last.
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01/06/2008 17:42:00


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