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Eagles To Leave

It's been coming for a while: Chris Eagles is, painfully, not good enough to hold down a place at Manchester United - but far too talented to be content with languishing in the Reserves.

It was rumoured that Championship clubs would like to sign the 22-year-old winger and now Burnley admitted their interest.

'It`s a bit complicated, in that there is another club interested in him, but he has real quality,' Clarets booss Owen Coyle told the Lancashire Evening Telegraph.

'We had a terrific meeting with him and his representative, obviously with permission from his club, because there would be a big fee involved in that.'

It will not be the biggest news of the summer if he leaves but he will depart with my best wishes: after all, we won't forget his goal at Everton in April 2007, will we?

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Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday July 9 2008

Time: 8:32PM

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Good luck to him, He started the season for us if iam not mistaking because of injuries, suspensions and such....he gave his best but not good enough
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10/07/2008 00:41:00

good luck mr eagles, never thought he was going to be good enough to be a first team ragular.
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10/07/2008 08:52:00

I started having hopes for him after he dominated in last seasons pre season , scoring 3 goals i think. But your right, he isnt good enough for our first team. A moove to Burnley would be a good idea, though i am a bit suprised none of the nely-promoted teams have had a punt on him...i think he could do well in a team such as hull or stoke.
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10/07/2008 14:56:00

Clearly the biggest news of your summer is kieran lee and david williams leaving to join the might latics!
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10/07/2008 15:41:00

mighty* :P
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10/07/2008 15:41:00

lets do what we always do. give him to sunderland
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10/07/2008 21:05:00

i'm bored... why arent we signing someone? everyone else is...
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11/07/2008 10:47:00

what about our brazilian twins? are they coming to the uk at some point or not? i remember last year, they even set a date for their announcement but nothing happened
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11/07/2008 10:49:00

why dont we get Drogba? That should suprise the hell out of everyone. even the special one:D
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11/07/2008 10:50:00

once again we'll start the season with a few losses...i hope we start better than last year...I was almost convinced last year that after 2 draws and a loss, in our first 3 games, we'd lost the EPL so easily... but we've proved too tough to go down so easily.
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11/07/2008 10:52:00

The twins signed a week or so ago I believe, on their 18th birthday. To think, all I got was a litre of White Lightning...
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11/07/2008 11:17:00

We wont go down easily we never have, just slow starters!
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14/07/2008 21:36:00


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