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Newcastle A ‘Stepping Stone’ For Debuchy?

8 years ago
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Talk about giving with one hand and taking away with the other! Some classic quotes surrounding Mathieu Debuchy’s potential move to St.James’ Park.

Ex-French international and Arsenal player, Robert Pires, has been nudging Debuchy towards Newcastle United.

Pires told French publication ‘Le 10 Sport’;

“He has a game which really suits the Premier League with his speed. He also has such an attacking game, but is very aggressive in defence.

Newcastle would be a very good club for him because he would find his friends [Yohan] Cabaye and Hatem Ben Arfa.

Also, they are one of the top English clubs, with a history and a beautiful stadium. For him and the rest of his career, they would be a nice stepping stone”.

So on the one hand he is telling Pires, Newcastle are ‘…one of the top English clubs, with a history and a beautiful stadium’, gave me a bit of a feelgood factor that did.

Only then to be brought right back down to earth when United are also described as a ‘…nice stepping stone‘.

You know Robert, sometimes people just don’t know when to stop talking!

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