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Striker Transfer Talk Heats Up

Striker Transfer Talk Heats Up


The transfer gossip has reached its normal peak and the window isn’t even open until June the 1st.

Tottenham have spent the most money so far, spending over ten million pounds on a striker, which naturally means that Defoe is on his way to Pompey, of course!

Other Strikers that have been linked to Pompey and how likely I believe these to be;

Andy Johnson- (90%) I believe that there is a high chance of Pompey making a move for this player.

Benni McCarthy- (90%) With Harry watching him play this looks like a real possibility.

Lee Trundle (70%) I believe that this is less likely although Harry did say he would have a look in the summer, Lee hasn’t impressed the second half of the season.

Defoe- (5%) I would have said 0% however Tottenham have just signed another striker, you never know!

My opinion- One of the above will sign (probably Andy or Benni) and one other mystery player from somewhere.

Redknapp said: "I've seen some good players, it's just whether we can get them and what the situation is, I need to talk to the chairman on that one.

"I don't want to name names. I could do without other clubs getting wind and coming in ahead of us.

"That's happened to me too many times in the past," he told the News.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

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Date:Thursday May 18 2006
Time: 12:58PM

Comments

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andy johnson should do well for u if he signs. what striker do u want?
green giant 12
18/05/2006 13:01:00
0
One that can score 15 goals plus in a season would be nice.
pompeygray
18/05/2006 13:07:00
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Glad to see Pompey awake and well, AJ $7m not money well spent IMO, check out Liverpool "For Sale" in a couple of days. Harry is obviously on the hunt, Tunisia and 3 tip offs reported. I await with interest.
TergeHauge
18/05/2006 13:30:00
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AJ ? Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha.
FEn_100
18/05/2006 13:44:00
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AJ well over rated for me! Marlon King would provide better value for money IMO!
danonash
18/05/2006 14:59:00
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why couldn't we have Defoe I know it's highly unlikely but think 1.Harry knows really him from his days at West Ham when he was a youth player. 2.It's only a short drive from where Defoe actualy lives. 3.He could be attracted by other big names e.g. D'Alessandro 4.We could offer him one hell of a big wage bill with our new backing. 5.He knows how passionate pompey fans are and would want to feel the sensation of scoring at the Fratton End in pompey colours.
Linvoy#1
18/05/2006 18:20:00
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here, here
paultsmouth
18/05/2006 21:35:00
0
if you go for marlon for a few million we would get a great sell on fee!
vertigo_red
19/05/2006 00:12:00
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Linvoy. I think the £15 million transfer fee and £75,000 a week wages might be a good reason why we cant have defoe.
FEn_100
19/05/2006 04:12:00
0
defoe is never worth 15m, and 75k a week he isnt on anything near that more like 30-40k
green giant 12
19/05/2006 14:49:00
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