Where do the papers dig it up?
It is unbelievable the lengths some papers will go to for a story!
Only this weekend, on the Pompey Site, the official online home of Portsmouth Football Club - and an outlet that should be the place that few can question - Pompey announced that a deal with Kanu was close. This is something the Pompey site would not do without a fair degree of certainty - not so say the Mirror today.
They claim that there is 'no place for Kanu' and he is set to leave for Espanyol after 'being seen storming out of Fratton Park last week'. Another reason they give for him being likely to leave is the fact that he has been left behind instead of going with the Pompey squad to Hong Kong.
It had previously been confirmed that he would not be going to Hong Kong, with his contract being sorted while we are away. Kanu has played no part in pre season so far so why would he go along to Hong Kong? Until his future is sorted he will not play another game for the club and rightly so.
Yep, Kanu has whinged a fair bit to the media and the time has long since gone when he should either sign a deal to stay, or decline and walk away, but the media manipulation all along has not helped matters.
PLAY UP POMPEY!