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Monday, September 08, 2008

Appiah returns to London to negotiate personal terms


By 1970’s Gooner

Having put the disappointment of a World Cup Qualifier defeat to Libya last Friday behind him, Stephen Appiah flew to London right after the game saying that a decision on his future will be made this week.

“By the end of the week I will see where I am going to play my club football” he said to the Ghanaian press.

His first competitive game after ten months out of action went as well as could be expected. He came on for the injured Essien and had a good game under the circumstances creating a couple of chances which the forwards failed to convert.

“It was not bad and I was satisfied. After being out for ten months I enjoyed every bit of it. I realise I have a lot of work to do because I struggled at times” he said.

Contrary to what has been written before in the British press Appiah is still waiting for his clearance from FIFA which would make him a free agent and able to play for another club without the need for a transfer fee.

In the meantime it is believed that favourites for his signature are West Ham despite the recent resignation of Alan Curbishley.

This is because his link with the club was not Curbishley but the Italian Director of football Gianluca Nani and the likelihood that the next coach will be Italian.

Appiah has close links with Italy as he used to, prior to Fenerbahce, play for Juventus and Brescia there.

And the link with Brescia is Gianluca Nani himself who was their sporting Director prior to joining West Ham this year! Brescia were also the club who kindly let Appiah train with them recently in order to regain fitness!

Negotiations with West Ham which reached the point of agreeing a £40.000 a week salary were far advanced.

But in the meantime more clubs are preparing to enter the race for Appiah. These are, in addition to Portsmouth and Arsenal from the Premier League, his old club Juventus and the two German clubs Bayern and Schalke.



Essien injury blow allows Arsenal target Appiah to prove his fitness

Denilson a creeping up on you……

28 comments:

Anonymous said...

This guy when fit is very good and just what Arsenal need in terms of experience and position. I dont think that Denilson can cut it against the big boys and Diaby is too injury prone. This only leaves Song who is good but Appiah will show him the ropes.

ammer said...

erm hello? didn't you read the article? he's coming to upton park mate - wake up.

Afsol said...

It doesn't confirm it but probably going to west ham. Shame as he is a good player but in truth he is not urgently needed.
I feel Diaby if stays fit can be brill but I agree Denilson may not be able to cut it yet but in a few years..who knows.
But if we sign appiah he will bring experience also but a better balance in midfield as the others are still too young.
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Anonymous said...

why would he go to a nothing team like West Ham when Arsenal are a possibility. West Ham and its miserable, ingrate fans are just there to make up the numbers - wake up

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Anonymous said...

finally a well researched and informed article the the appiah transfer. congratulations on making the connection between west ham, their italian fd, bresia and appiah! its good to read something informative rather than lazy re-hashed crap on appiah comingh to arsenal.

Anonymous said...

To my Hammer friend

Its no contest mate! Appiah would choose Arsenal over West Ham anyday. I mean what can you offer? A relegation fight the best?

Get real

Anonymous said...

i think if arsenal want appiah.they will get him.ammer erm hello champions leauge football.Dosent take a lot of working out.

Anonymous said...

I'd understand Appiah moving to West Ham if Arsenal weren't to try and sign him. The italian link would probably be quite influential. But surely the lure of champions league football would be too much for him, also West Ham isn't the most stable of places at the moment.

If Appiah joins the Hammers after being offered a contract by Arsenal then it can be assumed that he hasn't moved for football reasons.

Anonymous said...

HA..HA ..HA Apiah to Arsenal. Waht a load of rubbish. Arsenal's so called fans must be desperate or sadly lacking.
This guy could not get into Fenebache team. Why did they release him anyway??? Not good enough.
If he is not good enough for Turkish League, how culd he make the grade in the BPL????
Admittedly, he was execelent player at the earlier stage of his career. But it has gone pear shaped.
So wake up.

Anonymous said...

if he chooses west ham over us then he's stupid, but i've got a feelin if he signs for them we were never in for him then! sweet init?

Anonymous said...

alex song is better

Frichie said...

Anon at 3:40 - You are a muppet, check your facts before you open your mouth.

Anonymous said...

It'll all come down to cash - if WHU offer higher wages, which they probably will as AW won't want to break the wage policy, then he'll join them - simple as that.

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