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Eidur Has His Say

Former Chelsea striker Eidur Gudjohnson has had his say regarding his future, and a possible move back to the Premiership, and in particular Manchester United.

The past week has seen many rumours spread involving a move for the Icelandic international, who is currently out of favour at the Nou Camp, and following the Catalonian giants failing to land a third consecutive La Liga title, they may decide to make changes to their team, which could pave the way for an exit for the 28 year old. Speaking to the Daily Mail, Gudjohnson said,

'I joined Barcelona to be part of the club's triumphs but it is not easy for me when you look at the club's forward line and see all the big names there. Each minute has been a special test for me but to sit on the bench is not the most desirable experience for a player. I don't think I have failed in Spain but perhaps I have not totally won the confidence of the coach. If I leave then my ideal idea would be to return to British football."

He went on to say,

'If Barcelona decide to place me in the market then I need to study all the details. But a perfect choice for me will be a club that plays in the Champions League. Obviously Manchester United fit that category. I know there has been some contact with English clubs and with Celtic but the answer to this question does not rely just on me.'

Many sources suggested that the deal could see the former Barcelona player, Gerard Pique return to the team he supported as a child, as part of a swap, however the Spaniard has denied the rumours,

'I have a contract with the Manchester United and I have not said anything about my future .It is not a secret that I am Cule [a Barca fan] and I have always said that my dream is to return to play one day with Barca. I am very been thankful to Manchester, but I have never spoken with them of the possibility of an exchange.'

This news comes as great news for the club, as it could mean a bid for the Icelandic stiker to help us up top, without losing our young prospect in Gerard Pique. However, I`m still not convinced that the rumour will ever materialize, as by reading his quotes, it is easy to tell that he craves first-team football, and with Saha, Rooney, Smith (possibly), Solskjear, Dong, Anderson, and the assumed return of Giuseppe Rossi from loan, can we promise him that?




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Writer: United4Life  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 18 2007

Time: 5:00PM

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Top player,I hope we get him.
SweetLeftFoot
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18/06/2007 17:08:00

Top player? That is perhaps an exaggeration... but I agree that he could be useful.
midlothian99
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18/06/2007 17:26:00

Don't do it Eidur it's not worth your dignity!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Dicksy
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18/06/2007 17:29:00

gudjohnssen is a good player, and i think he could benefit your team, although with so many great strikers already i think he would be on your bench more often than not
pandapops
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18/06/2007 17:30:00

Bet you weren't saying that a couple of years ago SweetLeftFoot!
SpanishBlue
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18/06/2007 18:39:00

hes an ok player but if saha is fit he wont get a look in
rooneyisgod
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19/06/2007 14:42:00

You don't play for teams like Chelsea and Barca by being an ok player.
Dicksy
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19/06/2007 17:33:00

after one of our rejects? Saddo's!
merlin
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19/06/2007 21:18:00

Chelsea Reject, Chelsea Reject Hello, Hello
Dicksy
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20/06/2007 09:49:00

Not a happy bunny then! But would he fit in at Utd?
sandgroanun
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20/06/2007 13:40:00

 

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