Or put it another way – given the choice would you believe anything that comes out of an organisation run by Mr Berlusconi?
The News of the Dickheads piece about Arsenal being a club that has to sell two top players a year to pay the rent caused outrage among Arsenal fans, and there was hardly an Arsenal web site or newsletter that did not include an analysis to show how pathetic the invented story was.
Indeed one site (and I am sorry I have forgotten which one – but it was a really good story) did a piece on on what Mr Wenger actually said to the “gentlemen” of the “press”.
So now we have all settled down to recognise what a bunch of prats the journalists from the Murdoch-sphere actually are, why on earth should we start believing anything Milan says.
Maybe there was no letter. Maybe there was and it was written three months ago. Maybe they wrote and asked, and Arsenal replied. Maybe anything – but the implication that Arsenal are out there hawking a player around – offering him to a club that has said it doesn’t want him – is plainly ludicrous.
Especially where that self-same club has said that it wanted Ade or no one. Then said, not Ade. Then said, we’ll have someone else then.
Milan are in a mess. Out of the Champions League and with their ground sharing city neighbours steaming ahead on all fronts, they have to get some headlines somehow. That’s to be expected.
The sadness is that the newspapers think any story from Milan is worth giving space to.
Perhaps more interesting is the rumour that the guys involved with the Curse of Arsenal are interested in taking revenge on the News of… and are watching certain events at the Old Bailey with great interest.
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- Why Arsenal recruited a new defence first, then a new attack
- After two games we can start to make one or two judgements
- Winning the opening two league games is not that common for Arsenal