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Petrov Deal Moves Closer

Petrov Deal Moves Closer


Stilian Petrov moved even closer to becoming a Pompey player today after his agent claimed he doesn`t care about Celtic anymore.

'Stilian is becoming increasingly frustrated at Celtic and I will be coming up to see him and try to calm him down,' Petrov's agent Tony McGill told the Daily Record.

'His wife and family have not come back to Scotland with him, they are still in Bulgaria so he's finding it very difficult.

'Celtic must be hoping he changes his mind about leaving but he is more determined than ever.

'He is back for pre-season training because he is a professional. He is there in body but not in mind.

'Stilian would like the opportunity to speak to Portsmouth but I've told him that he can't, which is hard for him to understand.

'I can understand his frustrations but I have been in this situation before and I have never known a manager to keep an unhappy player.
'No disrespect to Celtic but he wants to play in The Premiership and he can't wait to get there.'


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Date:Tuesday June 27 2006
Time: 10:53AM

Comments

0
Strachan the scummer.... Let this man move on for gods sake. Have a Heart
Knobber
27/06/2006 11:33:00
0
It's a polite way of saying Pompey you are way off the mark with the spondoolies, up it to 5m and you have yourself a player but at 3.5 you have no chance. Remember also Gordon looks like a man who will squeeze your nuts for every available penny.
TeddyLyon
27/06/2006 11:56:00
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Also can I suggest a new survey?
TeddyLyon
27/06/2006 11:56:00
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Sorry he didn't come any closer to signing, his agent just opened his mouth and added some intencity to the fire, Now we know he is unhappy(ish) available, happy to play in England, probably wouldn't be unhappy in Europe and a team that plays in its competitions. The asking price is about 5m, offer 3.5m and you will be told to go away with an f word, looks a decent player, who scores goals, 10 last season was it?
Hoddlesleftnut
27/06/2006 12:53:00
0
so if he is unhappy he is more likely to sign so it's closer!
lmatthews
27/06/2006 15:47:00
0
Tony McGill eh? I wonder if he's a good mate with Willie Mckay?
FEn_100
27/06/2006 15:48:00
0
the two Mc's
lmatthews
27/06/2006 16:21:00
0
who are you's tryin to kid? i stayed in pompey for 18 months and it's a ***** hole, fratton park is a dump,you's are a 2 bob team who think you are big time now cause you have a new sugar daddy, if any other team in the prem shows a bit of interest he'll not look at you's twice
glasgowbhoy24
27/06/2006 22:18:00
0
Well if we really want him, let's get him.
storagematt
27/06/2006 22:36:00
0
Les the reason I am saying the deal is no closer is because you have only offered 65% of the players value. Pompey are not in the position of testing the water for a couple of bargains to add the final trimmings to an accomplished squad. All you have done is really pi$$ Celtic off so that they either hold out for close to the money they want or will sell him to another team to spite you. Fu.king good business decision?
Hoddlesleftnut
28/06/2006 00:09:00
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