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'Arry admits Benayoun interest

'Arry admits Benayoun interest

Pompey were 'linked' with Liverpool winger Yossi Benayoun over the weekend, and now Harry Redknapp has admitted an interested in the Israeli but he is not sure what our chances are of getting him...

He told The News: 'he's a top player. I don't know what the chances are of getting him out of Liverpool.

I already thought that over the weekend Benayoun had already said he wanted to stay with Liverpool? But there you go...

Redknapp also spoke about Peter Crouch, playing down the chances of signing him - indicating that the price might be too much for us: 'it's known I like Crouchie, too. But it doesn't look like anything is happening there. I think Liverpool want a bit too much money for him.

'If that's the case then we'll move on to the next option.'

Benayoun would cost a 'reported' £6m, with Citeh also interested, whereas Crouch's value is said to be around £10m, the same amount 'reported' for another target Shawn Wright-Phillips, which I would guess would rule him out as well...

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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Monday June 23 2008
Time: 11:59AM

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I have to admit, I like Yossi and think he is quality but cant see him leaving the pool just yet... and maybe crouch does want to wait till next year and then cash in on the transfer himself!
Sachas_Brother
23/06/2008 12:36:00
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Harry likes the Israelis, remember Berkhovic. spell check anyone???
storagematt
23/06/2008 12:47:00
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No H Matt!! Eyal Berkovic but Yossi is a better player as he gets involved more.
eastneydave
23/06/2008 13:19:00
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total agree plus he has a kl name =) shame if its true bout crouch and SWP tho they would have been some sweeet signins tho Arry bein Arry he's obviously gt somefin up his sleeves lol
pompeym@
23/06/2008 13:31:00
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Yossi looked good at West Ham but he's not looked the same player at Liverpool
Pompeyscum
23/06/2008 16:46:00
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fink arry has a trick he will get swp then get crouch next summer on a free transfer.I fink benayoun wont leave as he plays 4 liverpool most of the time and also insited that it was a dream wen he did join them
stfc ballboy
23/06/2008 16:47:00
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I can't see him leaving this season. If he doesn't get a good run in the team then maybe in Jan or next summer, but not this early into his career.
sneakay
23/06/2008 17:00:00
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How old is Yossi?
pompey4me
23/06/2008 18:06:00
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Think he will stay with Liverpool, SWP would be a better option.
bluedr
23/06/2008 18:16:00
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Early in his career at 28 not realy early for a midfield player, I must say he does look young though.
pompeyyong
23/06/2008 19:31:00
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