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"It was the winter holiday and I was back in Togo having a kickabout with friends when my phone rang.One of the boys answered it and said, 'Manu, it's Arsene for you'. 'Arsene who?' I said. 'Arsene Wenger', he said. 'Get out of it', I said, and grabbed the phone off him. But then I heard the voice. 'Allo'. F*****g hell. It is Arsene Wenger!"
-Emmanuel Adebayor

Eduardo and so much more...

Well, there are so many quotes regarding our new signing that they deserve their very own post. It appears that Dudu will have Eduardo on the back of his shirt. What is it with the Silva's? Why aren't they proud of their names? It is kinda scary the amount of pressure the press is putting on this kid...

Croatian national coach Slaven Bilic and former Gunner Devor Suker have heaped praise on Eduardo. Bilic claims that Eduardo can do more than just score goals, which is important for him to say as the British press have been labelling him a poacher since his arrival.
"He's very young and very quick. He's a goalscorer but his game does not just depend on scoring goals. He's a team player and he opens up space for others." -Bilic
Devor on the other hand feels Eduardo will bring a new dimension that Arsene Wenger's side has lacked in past years, a poacher. Wait, im getting confused...
"He is good quality and exactly what Arsenal need, one guy who can score easy goals," -Suker

Eduardo doesn't want to compare himself to Henry (smart kid). He give the usual political answer that he will work hard for his place in the team and blah, blah, blah...Anyway, although the press will no dount compare his first season in the premiership to Titi, anyone who has a functional brain would notice that he is nothing like Henry as many people have pointed out. He is not like Henry, he will not carry the ball from midfield, he will though be involved in build-up plays and will arrive late in the box. A Pires with heading ability.

Lastly, has published an interview with Dudu and he talks about what he thinks of Arsenal, English football and how it compares with the Croatian league.

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