Well, is he??
So, we have all heard the rumours about Juan Mata, if they are to believed then the player should be signed up before The Emirates Cup, that would be some signing to cheer us all up wouldn’t it?
Going along with this rumour, the price is rumoured to be around the £15 Million mark, £23 million less than Citeh have just spent on their new addition, Sergio Aguero.
Aguero is a 23 year old striker and his career stats are:
290 Games played
125 Goals scored
Not bad eh, especially as he’s nowhere near his peak.
Juan Mata is a 23 year old midfielder/winger and his career stats are:
211 Games played
56 Goals scored
No matter what I put into google, I couldn’t find out how many assists Mata has but I bet it’s a few, just last season he scored eight goals with 12 assists.
Either way, if Arsene Wenger gets Mata for the price suggested in the media, who has the better deal?
£38 Million v’s £15 Million, I’d said it was Arsene Wenger, wouldn’t you?? Add to that, I bet the wages wouldn’t be anywhere near what Citeh are paying their new man…
Now compare that to Samir Nasri:
290 Games played
39 Goals scored
I think it’s pretty clear to see that if we sell Nasri, Mata could very well be a better player for us over the longer term and hopefully he won’t want to leave for the next five or six years and I doubt if he will demand £120K a week…
All we need now is afc.com to give us all the good news…..
Russian Midfielder Alan Dzagoev is the latest player to be linked to us and Andrey Arshavin backs him all the way.
I think Alan is the most talented young footballer from Russia, I hope he can develop as a player and he will be the key member of the national team.
Suggestion is that yet again it’s us and Arry’s lot that are interested in bring the Russian to the Premier League, however it’s rumoured that he wants to move to the Chavs… idiot!
Finally, reports are again rife that we have finally signed Joel Campbell, this bit of news comes from the media in Costa Rica….
Friday today, that’s signing day, let’s hope it’s a corker for us fans….
Have a good one….