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EIGHTEEN MILLION POUNDS FOR DARRENT BENT!
Football transfers in this country are beyonf ridiculous
18m for Darren Bent! 9.65m for Ashley young!
Barely 10 years ago, 3.4m for Shearer (one of the worlds best strikers at the time) was seen as extortionate. What price would he be now?
John Barnes 900k in 1987, 20 years later and if he was playing today, it would be the best part of 40m
The arse is going to drop out of football very soon unless something is done to regulate this madness. Personally, I for one won't be sad to see it go
football has a disgusting arse
are you being sarcastic?
but you're in a different time zone, all the way down there....
Whereas this was more a general thread about the transfer chaos wrecking football
this is the key distinction....
would John Barnes be worth £40 million??!!!!!
He didn't exactly shine for his country or win any European medals did he.
It was worse than this three or four years ago. Everybody, calm down
See? Look how calm I am!
not only do they have a young, proven premiership goalscorer; they will also have deprived their main rivals in terms of relegation of their only source of goals. Charlton without Bent = Championship. It's cruel but makes a lot of sense. West Ham have the money, it seems worth spending an extra few million to severely weaken Charlton.
Don't get me wrong, I rate Bent as an exceptional Championship striker and above-average Premiership striker but he isn't worth that amount.
that's what I'm saying. They're paying £10-12m for bent and the rest to deprive Charlton of the goals they need to stay up. Maybe?
Charlton have denied receiving this offer according to f365).