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Crouch now in talks with Sunderland?

Crouch now in talks with Sunderland?

Sky sports is reporting that Peter Crouch has arrived in the North East for talks with Sunderland about a move with it 'believed' a fee has been agreed - click here.

They also report that his agent, Jonathan Barnett, confirmed to 'sky sports news sources' that 'his client was set to hold talks with Sunderland boss Steve Bruce.'

I honestly do not know what to think or make of this.

Some say Crouch has been pushed into this, others say he has jumped - who knows? We know even less if the club tells us nothing...

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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Thursday July 16 2009
Time: 12:31PM

Comments

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Troubling is the best description. Still think it represents good business (he gets paid £70k / week), but sends out ALL of the wrong signals. Really hope it doesn't happen, but can see some rationalse for this - a rationale I can't see for the Distin rumour.
Pompeytim
16/07/2009 12:47:00
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How on earth can it make good business sense and send out all the wrong signals Pompeytim? It can only be one or the other. We're playing in the EPL, and that's a business that needs assets/quality to stay trading.
cornypomp
16/07/2009 12:56:00
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crouchy showed more committment to us that distin last season tho, so for me i know who i would rather see go...

from a 'business' point of view, and its a worry that business is how we are seeing things - tho i hope not, is it really such a good deal on crouch tho? selling him for around what we paid - all we save is wages, but at least wages, in my thinking, went on someone that gave 100% all of the time. business wise, distin on a free sold for £3m would make more sense, no?
pompeyrug
16/07/2009 12:57:00
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If Hart is being installed as manager then Crouch leaving makes all the sense in the world. I wouldnt want to spend another season playing up front on my own with only Hughes and Mullins for support either.
SUAC51
16/07/2009 13:01:00
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Not bothered about Davis going! Sorry to see Glen go but I don't blame him & wish him well. Distin was brilliant but has lost the plot & needs to move on. Crouch going will leave me very miffed.
storagematt
16/07/2009 13:04:00
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why not, were fending off offers from milan and madrid for the pair :-)
seriously tho, i wouldnt want crouchy to play up front again alone and nor would he...
pompeyrug
16/07/2009 13:05:00
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Another problem is,when looking at signing new players,when they see who they might have for teammates they will probably say ********* to that I will go elsewhere
JASON R
16/07/2009 13:06:00
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Why are we able to sell in the middle of a takeover but not buy? surely there's no difference?
SUAC51
16/07/2009 13:18:00
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What's happening at your place guys? Have you got any players left?
Saul1
16/07/2009 13:19:00
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If James stays he's going to be very busy next season. Maybe SAF will rebrand PFC to "Rag, Tag and Bobtail"
Mike1954
16/07/2009 13:29:00
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