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Sol Campbell Deal Abandoned

Sol Campbell Deal Abandoned


Pompey are all set to pull out of a deal to bring Sol Campbell to Portsmouth. This comes after talks between the clubs persuaded Harry Redknapp that money was better off spent elsewhere.

Arsenal have informed Portsmouth that they would want a sum in the region of seven hundred and fifty thousand pounds. They also informed Portsmouth of the players wages, thought to be about 70k a week!

Portsmouth will now look at other options although they have not ruled out a move for the player if (on the return from the world cup) he decides he would take a pay cut to join us.


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Date:Monday June 19 2006
Time: 8:44PM

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Well if we couldn't match DA £30k+ then this was always going to be a non starter. Just goes to show the sort of revenue the top clubs have to make to pay a whole squad of top notch players. We can't get one.
storagematt
19/06/2006 21:20:00
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Were Pompey having a laugh? Campbell would never of joined them!
richy23
19/06/2006 21:22:00
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richy23. Don't take the pi55. We are not a Grimsby or a Rochdale. No doubt you had a laugh at Wigan before last season. We can't all be Barcalona types.
storagematt
19/06/2006 21:28:00
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So by 'abondoned' you mean 'still interested'?
PompeyRuleOK
19/06/2006 21:47:00
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He's on 60k a week so i can't see him taking 2/3rds of a wage drop to join us. He'll get the wages he wants elsewhere.
FEn_100
19/06/2006 23:11:00
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Abandoned after Sol to Harry to F... Off.
TeddyLyon
20/06/2006 00:16:00
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be great for you if u can pull it off, no reason y not. u could do well next season, i feel it in my waters
green giant 12
20/06/2006 00:38:00
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He is a good player and we certainly can't afford 70k a week. He is getting on a bit now for a pro footballer and he must have millions in the bank, he may take the pay cut and choose to retire in a couple of years. Stranger things have happened!
POMPEYMEV
20/06/2006 01:25:00
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Pretty sure it says at the top "Deal Abandoned" which means its not happening.
GreenGiant13
20/06/2006 03:41:00
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no abandoned as in still intrested but waiting on sol to return and then see what he says
lmatthews
20/06/2006 08:18:00
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