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'Rumour mill' - John Utaka to Konyaspor?

'Rumour mill' - John Utaka to Konyaspor?

I said earlier today in an article that I 'suspected' the likes of John Utaka would be 'linked' with a move away from Pompey this month, although I also felt that it was 'unlikely' that he would be offloaded...

Well, maybe it could as it appears, that these 'rumours' have started early this month with a move to Turkey 'possibly' in the offing?

Konyasporluyuz.com has come onto the forum today to mention such a possibility - with a username like that I can only imagine that they are a fan of Konyaspor or Turkish football in general?

For more information, and to see what is being said in the forum, click this link - John Utaka to Konyaspor.

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  • Writer:pompeyrug
    Date:Tuesday January 4 2011
    Time: 11:59AM

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    0
    Ok lads, a quick whip round for the bus fare to the airport please. Never has a player with so much early promise been such a let down. Thanks for the few goals & the crosss for the cup final winning goal but he will not be missed. Bye bye.
    storagematt
    04/01/2011 12:07:00
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    ya say that but i don't think anyone can deny he'd be sorely missed if he did leave now, he's been a much better player under SC but he's on big wages and thats that, just hope we can get at least a half decent sum for him
    pompeym@
    04/01/2011 12:15:00
    0
    Another £500k off of the CVA!
    bluedr
    04/01/2011 12:50:00
    0
    is that the fee we got for him we save about 700k in wages
    pompeyhussler
    04/01/2011 13:01:00
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    He has been man of the match in 3 of the last 9 games. A small fee - say £250k and assuming Pompey don't subsidise his salary, then the club will save circa £900k off the CVA. All goes to make the club sellable to this mythical millionaired deep pocketed Pompey lover who is, some think, out there. Who would replace him; Swindon Charlie? Or, seemingly, a Brown replacement?
    Russellm
    04/01/2011 13:22:00
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    Good start to the January rumour mill though as Cot has said he thinks Hughes and Brown are to leave. DL can't be blackmailed by these two; it's too financially important.
    Russellm
    04/01/2011 13:32:00
    0
    My Turkish is not too good but looked at this sometime ago and sounds like very good news!!
    eastneydave
    04/01/2011 13:43:00
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    Go on SC, get in there with 500k for the lad Hammill at Barnsley. Think he's quite a good player. RussellM can't see it being Charlie Austin at Swindon as a 1.2M bid is in the offing and we certainly don't have that kind of money unless Lawrence does go for £4M.
    bluedr
    04/01/2011 16:44:00
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    http://www.superlignews.com/2011/01/konyaspor-signs-john-utaka.html looks like tomoz is the day that all us pompey fans have been waiting for !!
    pompeyhussler
    04/01/2011 17:31:00
    0
    hammill as if he would join us !! hes got offers from the premier leauge |! and 500k hes one of the best players in this leauge.. unless hes in the same situation as utaka nugent etc contracts up end of the season
    pompeyhussler
    04/01/2011 17:33:00
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