Demba Ba

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  1. Jan 11, 2012
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    Sewelly The Geordie Full Member

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    He said on Twitter that the bloke going on about MUFC's interest is not his agent.

    dembabafoot Demba Ba
    Really, I don't know how desperate this "armand doorn" can be to talk like he's my agent!! He's nothing for me. Stop lying and show respect
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    Doubt we'd sign this lad due to his dodgy knee. Even at £5 million its potentially a big outlay on wages and after Saha and Hargreaves you'd think the club would have lerarned its lesson.

    Can't see Berba staying mind. They'll extend his contract and sell him in the summer. Back to Germany or Russia I reckon.
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    RedThaiDevils#7 Full Member

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    He's been fit for almost 2 seasons so I doubt his knee is still dodgy...

    And the if he does leave the PL, I think he's heading for PSG.

    Worth 5m, I'd sell Diouf and won't extend Owen's contract for Ba....

    Ba Berbs Roon Welbeck Hernandez... Me likes.
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    ciderman9000000 Banned

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    He was quality at West Ham last season tbf, it's not just since his move to Newcastle that he started playing well; he's got a full twelve months of excellent goalscoring form in the Premier League now and no game seems too big for him. As of right now, I'd happily trade Berbatov for Ba (and I'm a Berbatov fan), as the latter is far more of a threat and has shown to have bags of skill to compliment his brawn and eye for goal. Quality player.
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    Bryan_Munich Aka RichieRich12

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    I can think of one very good reason why we won't be signing him.
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    ciderman9000000 Banned

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    Are you gonna share it with us?
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    Does anyone actually know why his knees are dodgy? Too many people are assuming it's just a standard recurring knee-injury, it's not. After breaking his leg a surgeon fecked up an operation and one of the pins somehow went into/around his knee as it was being removed. It can be painful but it's not the normal recurring ligament or tendon strains or permanent cartilage damage, the problem is it's supposed a degenerative condition. I'm no knee-surgeon though so this could all be wrong.

    I could imagine him playing for a few years without any trouble - physically he's not going downhill yet as a 26 year-old which should keep him fit for a good while.
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    He reminds me of Saha to be honest. I hope that he doesn't like the treatment room as much as he did. The guy has a minimum fee clause so I can see him joining us especially if Berba leaves.
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    Bryan_Munich Aka RichieRich12

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    I believe Fergie avoids signing African players to avoid the disruption of losing them mid-season.
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    Fergie said the other day that losing players to the ACN hasn't ever caused any teams too much bother.
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    Bryan_Munich Aka RichieRich12

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    I know he did, I think that was more mind games with City though than anything else.
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    He only played a handful of games last season for West Ham - was signed in Jan but was injured at the time, and before that had spent a good period injured with Hoffenheim.

    Also failed medicals at Stoke and Stuttgart due to his knee - apprently (according to the Web) damage was caused after a screw was removed from his leg after a bad injury whileplaying in Belgium meaning that it can flare up at any time and will continue to deteriorate.
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    Id agree we probably won't sign him but I'm sure they will keep their eyes on any player who is performing to really high standards within the league.

    The injury issue could change aswel look at how some players respond to very different forms of rehab it's all about working out what that players body requires.

    Berba definitely still has some sell on value alright if he went I'd be a bit heart broken I do like the fella
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    Knowing our luck with injuries, he's probably only play for 5 minutes before doing his knee and be on the treatment table for 6 months
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    I don't buy into that theory, it seems like a hollow conclusion from some corners of the media to me, but maybe I am ignorant to a SAF statement...

    Didn't we intentionally sign Mikel?

    Gave Essien a trial?
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    He only said that African players are disadvantaged due to the African cup fixtures and he's right about it all along. That doesn't mean that he would turn down a decent African player if he had to meet one. He's not a Suarez after all.....:D:D:D:D
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    Can't believe we're forgetting the great Djemba twins. Then there was Fortune, Manucho.
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    We dont need a bloody striker, we have some of the best in the business needing a decent midfield behind them.
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    ciderman9000000 Banned

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    Erm, what?

    Are you suggesting that Rafael isn't Brazil's answer to Roy Keane?
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    I agree. However if its true that Ba has a minimum clause of around 10m then he's worth to buy especially if Berba is going to leave. Ba, Rooney, Hernandez and Welbeck will make sure to sort us upfront for the next decade and considering that Berba would bring to the club at least 15m then we may well end up making profit out of it.
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    friendlytramp More full of crap than a curry house toilet

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    Berba will leave for much less than 15m; "the clause" hasn't been activated.
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    Thanks Terminator.
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    No way Berba is worth £15m anyway unless we got lucky with a club like PSG or Berba decided he just wants to end his career for £££ in Dubai or something.
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    Bryan_Munich Aka RichieRich12

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    Let me clarify.

    I was talking key players, not fringe players.
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    Since when Ba would be a key player for us having in mind Rooney, Hernandez, Welbeck and Berbatov?
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    Sewelly The Geordie Full Member

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    Can you guys stop talking about wor Demba. You don't even need him :(
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    Fair enough. To the Tiote thread!
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    Newcastle took a chance on him. It would be nice if he gave them at least a couple of seasons.

    Looks a damn good forward, though.
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    It's inevitable that he'll get plucked soon. We're not allowed nice things.
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    We have 200 forwards. Don't need.
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    dembabafoot Demba Ba
    What is better than that??????? Even in africa, syrup 'til i die!!!!! Hahaha yfrog.com/g04rogj

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    Reapersoul20 Can Anderson score? No.

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    I really don't want us to sign a striker.

    Yet I can't help wanting to sign Ba.

    Like, Rooney is the engine of the team, Welbeck is going to be amazing for years to come, Hernandez is probably the best goal poacher in the world and I have a weird attachment to Berbatov and would be sad to see him go since he oozes class that I don't think we've had the opportunity to fully see yet.

    So, logically, we're so sorted up front it's ridiculous to contemplate spending money on a striker, even if he is available for 10million.

    And yet still, I'd be quite happy if we signed him.

    That goal he finished against us was brilliant too.
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    Yes we do. Need company for Diouf to unleash his potential.
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    Funny because I spoke to Alec yesterday and he told me the opposite.
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