Triaud reviews Chamakh stance

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Bordeaux president Jean Louis Triaud claims that Marouane Chamakh won’t be returning to the Stade Chaban Delmas in the near future after the player told him he was still happy in London.

Having courted the Moroccan international since November, it looks as though the longstanding Girondins official has finally given up on trying to seal a deal for the out-of-form 28-year-old. Perhaps he’s realised he’s just not that good.

Speaking to Sport 10, Triaud is quoted as saying:

“It is not worth making things up. I tried to contact him six months ago when the transfer window was open.

“Since I crossed paths with him at the Parc des Princes, he was able to tell me he was very happy in London, loved Arsenal and was fine where he was. We’re talking about things which do not exist.”

A couple of months ago Triaud had made clear that Chamakh would be welcomed back at Bordeaux if financial terms could be reached with the Gunners.

“I have spoken with Marouane and told him that he is welcome at Bordeaux and that we still have room for him.

“He has told me that if he was to return to France, it would be at Bordeaux.

“The main problem will be financial because he has tasted the salaries in England and Arsenal will ask for a fee.”

While Chamakh may well feel happy spending his hard-earned cash on puffing shisha in his free time, you can’t help but think Arsene Wenger will try and get shot of him ASAP whether Robin van Persie stays or not. Along with Nicklas Bendtner, Carlos Vela and Ju-Young Park he represents one of a lacklustre quartet who inflate the wage bill while patently not having the quality to lead the line at the Emirates.

One man who’ll be hoping he can cut the N5 mustard is Olivier Giroud. The Montpellier man is set to put pen-to-paper on a four-year deal this week and, according to The Sun (possibly fake quotes), appears very happy at the prospect of joining Wenger’s Gallic contingent in North London.

“I am so happy to be signing for Arsenal — it is something that represents so much for me. I’ve always dreamed of playing in the Premier League and Arsenal are a great club with many French players.”

Whether Giroud falls into the Henry bracket, the Wiltord bracket, or the Kaba Diawara bracket remains to be seen…

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Bestie
Bestie

Pushed out by Barthez….

WILTORD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sorry, I was reminiscing…

feygooner
feygooner

Dennis Bergkamp, Dennis Bergkamp, Dennis Bergkamp, DerisBergkamp, DERISBEARCUM DERISBEARCUM x infinity

Master Bates
Master Bates

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5mX69eFrhhg

DERNIS BERGKAMP! DERNIS BERGKAMP! DERNIS BERGKAMP! DERNIS BERGKAAAAAMP! EEEEEKH DERNIS BERGKAAAAAAMP! EEEEEKH! DERNIS BERGKAAAAAAMP! EEEEEKH! DERNIS BERGKAAMP AAAAAAARGH!

THEREISBEARCUM
THEREISBEARCUM

YOU RANG?

the only sam is nelson
the only sam is nelson

well there’s *that* little mystery sorted, then

and gladly a far less sinister explanation than the one i had cooked up in my own head

the only sam is nelson
the only sam is nelson

and it’s Thomas bursting through the middle…. it’s up for grabs now!

*explodes*

THEREISBEARCUM
THEREISBEARCUM

Fabregas… it’s Nasri… can he go all the way here?

Still Nasri… looks for ARSHAVIIIIIIIIIIIIIINNN!!!

Gandalf
Gandalf

Lets hope its just a spoof and he’ll leave anyway, there is no room for him if Giroud joins (which seems very likely).

Btw anyone been at the blog Le-grove? man what a bunch of downers over there.

Goonersville
Goonersville

I’ve had a gander over there. Very glass half empty

Merlin's Panini
Merlin's Panini

I’d say they were more glass completely empty and smashed in bits on the floor but you hadn’t noticed and received several nasty cuts to your feet rendering you unable to walk properly for a few days.

Fuck this shit
Fuck this shit

***Sees that Chamakh may stay

***DEPRESSED

Goonertastic
Goonertastic

one this still remains.

Na$ri is a cunt.

Goonertastic
Goonertastic

learn to spell you tool.

thing*

Goonertastic
Goonertastic

Learn how to compose proper sentences you tool ..

“learn how* to spell” ..

Master Bates
Master Bates

FIGHT!! FIGHT! FIGHT!!

THEREISBEARCUM
THEREISBEARCUM

“Learn to spell you tool.” is a proper sentence.

But it should’ve had a comma in it.

Lord Teddy Ears
Lord Teddy Ears

Well if he does stay I hope he actually puts some work in but I cant see it if not we could loan him to tottenham they like our crap strikers !!!

Xav
Xav

This chamakh fella sounds like a bad disease that just won’t go away!!. It’s time wenger finishes with the ins (giroud, mvilla) and focus on the outs.(tgstel,park,chamakh,denilson,AA23). To have a succesful transfer window we also need good riddance.

Naija Gunner
Naija Gunner

He is happy in London and loves Arsenal(‘s wage)!

Nick
Nick

Both you and the Bordeaux Pres said it best, he’s tasted “English Wages” and he’s not even a top draw striker. It’s not like PSG aren’t throwing around similar money in France to buy themselves a title like City did last year. But why wouldn’t Chamakh want to say in London, live it up on his bloated wages and do nothing? He obviously doesn’t show any desire to move up if he doesn’t want to move on to another team.

Fatcunt
Fatcunt

I remember reading that the Swedish team hated
Hart because during the European Under-21
Championships, he intimidated the penalty
takers, but I didn’t make anything of it. And then I
saw the faces he pulled yesterday and the way he
taking the pi** and thought it was really rude and
disrespectful. I mean, did you see Buffon do that?
It’s not only talent-wise that they are superior to
us, but in class too.

argonaut
argonaut

Hart just ended up looking like a mug.

Bestie
Bestie

As little inclined as I may be to defend a Man City player who plays alongside John Terry, Wayne Rooney, Mario Balotelli and the irksome James Milner for club or country, that kind of thing is standard practice for goalkeepers – much like what Szczesny says to opposing penalty takers.

THEREISBEARCUM
THEREISBEARCUM

Goalies have been doing that since the days of Grobelaar. You only just noticing?

Gunnermaniac
Gunnermaniac

If i was paid £50,000 a week to sit in the front row bench in a world class stadium to watch beautiful football, I wouldn’t want to leave either…

diefenbaker
diefenbaker

Prez dude must be being polite because he doesnt want him back.

Anyways, did ya all know that Wenger replaced Stefan Kovac in Monaco back in 87, Kovacs of course succeded Rinus Michels of the total football fame. Wonder if theres where Wenger got he’s the playing philosophy from.

During that time Michels would have been coaching the Dutch National team
and Cruyf was coaching the Ajax team around the time of discovering a young DB10.

Did ya all also know that Rinus passed away on march 03 2005 exactly 3 years to the date of DB10s Newcastle goal. How bout that.

What really amazes me about this period of the late 80s is how many great players there were in the Serie A.

Goonersville
Goonersville

Chamakh is doing a Winston Bogarde on us.
Please just leave. 12 goals in 2 seasons is appalling

ETID
ETID

Whats more appalling is the amount of starts he has been given since scoring 10 goals in 19

Jasonissimo
Jasonissimo

Who replaced him, and how’s he done in that time?

Arseblood
Arseblood

CHAM-AKH….this is Klingon for shite.

goontang
goontang

To me if chamakh is happy to stay and fight for a place then so be it, he doesnt complain, he has got some ability, and for me if its park or chamakh that has to go then surely park is the one

Mr. G
Mr. G

Two decent months overshadowed by two terrible years. He’d be first on my list of players to get rid of ASAP. Well, along with Squillaci.

why is my name required
why is my name required

This is not a good thing to my ears. I hope he is finding a new club. Why is he happy when he’s not playing regularly?
that 50k is being wasted week in week out

Chamakh
Chamakh

You think it is easy to sit on bench, don’t you??

I train my bench sitting skills for 9 months of year. None of you could last 15 games on the bench with me and Squillaci! None!!

CAGooner
CAGooner

Last summer we had a problem acquiring needed players. We may have taken care of that this window, but now a new problem: getting shed of our crap.

Frog
Frog

As long as we keep diaby and Denilson I’m happy. Those two are the future of the arsenal midfield.

Matt
Matt

Chamakh is amazing and his skills pushed RVP to step it up and full fill his potential.

So if your reading this Man City Scouts its Chamakh you want/need…

ETID
ETID

Has the.club announced that we need to offload players? if they did i missed it. surely it is better to have these players in reserve rather than relying on kids to come in and do a mans job. sure some may have to go but as it stands that number stands at 5 players. i would say that those 5 will come from these 10 botelho squillaci eastmond denilson lansbury arshavin park vela bendtner chamakh. sure if we are to sign anymore after giroud then that number may increase but no need to panic sell like there is no need to panic buy.

Frog
Frog

Well your numbers do add up but I believe it’s more a mater of wages. You see we can’t afford to offer our “star” players as lucrative of wage packets because a ton of revenue is eaten up by a lot of the guys on your list who haven’t reached their potential, and thus are massively overpaid.

Why should the club pay such high salaries to players with no desire to win a spot. Or to players content to just sit on the bench. If we can pay a younger , hungry guy less to fight for a spot and play with heart, we can also pay rvp more and attract other top talent.

Justify me one reason why we should pay arshavin, chamakh, park or Denilson 5x what we pay the coq or frimpong

Frog
Frog

….. Just to sit on the bench. Then when injuries happen, you get a lazy, underachieving cunt on the pitch, ie arshavin, instead of a guy hungry to kick some ass and make the manager think about him.

As far as I’m concerned, arshavin, park, chamakh, Denilson and bendtner can fuck off ASAP.

JustAnotherGuy
JustAnotherGuy

To be fair to Park, he wasn’t given a chance to do anything. His signing ranks in the same bracket as Silvestre signing. Weird signing. Very weird.

Shebby
Shebby

You people just don’t like his haircut.