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Benjani moves to Man City

Benjani moves to Man City

Benjani has successfully come through his medical - as expected - so he has completed his move to Man City, for a fee reported to be £8m plus.

I am absolutely gutted that the fella has left, and I cannot believe this has happened... but it has and in all fairness we have got good money for him, particularly when you think he is 29. His work ethic however will be very hard - maybe impossible - to replace.

I will probably write more about Benjani tomorrow, as the fella deserves this even though we will have to move on and accept it - but at this point this is just clarifying things have gone through regarding his transfer being completed.

I wish Benjani all the best of luck with his new club he will always have a very, very special place in our hearts. I pray that Man City appreciate what a special player they have got and give him the patience that we did - if needed...

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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Friday February 1 2008
Time: 1:07AM

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im pretty sure this is also confirmed now...
pompeyrug
01/02/2008 01:10:00
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Pompey legend. Never forgotten.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwFR0QnXtMo
stillthewhizz
01/02/2008 01:12:00
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Gutted, but starting to understand. Bye Benji, I will miss you, all your hard work was very much appreciated.
pompey4me
01/02/2008 01:13:00
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pretty emotinial tbh fellas that benji has gone... but as said he will never be forgotten...
pompeyrug
01/02/2008 01:15:00
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ah mate rug i was hoping ud fall asleep so i could have a few more moments believeing he was ours. ah well, we are probably better for it, but in my lifetime anyway, i dont know many more people who have given as much as benji, and i hope we get him at least on loan for one game again in the future!
jbaker
01/02/2008 01:15:00
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kanu better get his lazy arse into gear tho when he returns!
pompeyrug
01/02/2008 01:16:00
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haha god does he have to play again?
jbaker
01/02/2008 01:19:00
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Morning lads (0127 GMT) still no official word from MCFC re Benjani...
Johnny Baguette
01/02/2008 01:27:00
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dont mean to ***** on anyones fire but nowhere has confirmed benjis move! getting a bit excited here. and pf website says defoes move is last of transfer window. lads this is looking good!
jbaker
01/02/2008 01:28:00
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and vital spurs says benji deal has collapsed, i dont care if noone esle is online, im staying up til i find out!
jbaker
01/02/2008 01:35:00
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