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Transfer Tattle: Why Bougherra knocked us back

An interesting revelation today as 'Magic` Madjid Bougherra came out and admitted why he didn`t end up coming to SJP in January. Linked repeatedly with a move along with Ferguson and Mendes, the player said it wasn`t about money (for a change) stating:

'I could make twice as much money at Newcastle. Rangers don't pay me much more than what I was on at Charlton. I am not among their best-paid players - I am someone who has joined them from a Championship club.

But, in sporting terms, I am at a big club and I am happy with what I have, as it enables me to live well and look after my family. My heart is with Rangers and I want another season at the very least here.

I've climbed the ladder from Gueugnon and Crewe. It would be illogical to leave Rangers for a club struggling to stay up, knowing I could play Champions League football next season - or at worst be in the Europa League.''




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Writer: Ross Molyneux Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 13 2009

Time: 10:13PM

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its good to see players are being loyal to clubs rather than go to other clubs for just the moeny.
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14/03/2009 13:17:00

its good to see players are being loyal to clubs rather than go to other clubs for just the moeny.
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14/03/2009 13:17:00

Pretty much the most ironic statement ever from a City fan. Robinho.
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14/03/2009 14:05:00

Pretty much the most ironic statement ever from a City fan. Robinho.
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