The Daily Mail reckons that Captain Phil is leaving for Spurs and "talks between the two clubs are at an advanced stage" Blue Kipper also have it on their website.
It will be a sad day for Everton if he leaves. What do my fellow Everton supporters think, will DM allow him to go?
Machiel Barnard, Posted 11/01/2011 at 06:09:07
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1 Posted 11/01/2011 at 09:14:07
2 Posted 11/01/2011 at 09:23:36
3 Posted 11/01/2011 at 09:27:51
4 Posted 11/01/2011 at 10:33:09
5 Posted 11/01/2011 at 11:07:19
6 Posted 11/01/2011 at 11:22:48
7 Posted 11/01/2011 at 11:35:56
6 Premier League Titles
3 FA Cup wins
1 Champions League win
3 Charity Shield wins
1 Intercontinental Cup win
59 England caps.
263 games for Man Utd.
Not bad eh ?
If he goes to Spurs, Everton will miss him, I think Redknapp needs an organiser at the back, they are great going forward, but cant keep a clean sheet, they looked a shambles against Everton.
Watched "Between the Lines" last night and Clive Allen did not deny the interest when asked about Phil Neville.
8 Posted 11/01/2011 at 11:55:28
For all the Neville haters, why do you think Redknapp wants him ?
Because he is a great organiser and a model pro. Ok, he may not be the most gifted of players but he is worth his weight in gold for what he brings to Everton.
If he sells Neville watch our form dip. Moyes will be a bigger tosser than I gave him credit for if he allows him to leave.
9 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:04:09
Might have had a word in 'Arry's shell-like.
10 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:16:44
Look at the results when he palys against when he doesn't. It doesn't make sense but we do miss him when he's not there.
11 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:19:00
I'm not sure what to think of this. Am I having a wonderful dream or a nightmare? I thought he'd be here forever and was one of Moyes favourites. Will we really miss him if he goes?
12 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:20:37
13 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:19:58
Good luck to him if he moves, he is one of the few players in the modern game that really deserves good stuff to happen for him.
14 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:26:43
15 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:28:18
Don't go Pip.
16 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:26:04
I genuinely would be gutted to see him leave.
He isn't the greatest player, but he is one of our most important. A massive leader and insperational figure on the pitch and I am sure in the dressing room etc.
I really have been expecting him to have one more season and then move into a player coach role.
Some papers are suggesting a player coming the other way is involved.
I have to say that Bentley and Pavlyachenko would be ok for me ( russian preferred). But I do not want Robbie Keane. He is past his best.
In conclusion I do not think I want Pip to go.
KPAOC - 'Keep Pip At Our Club'
17 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:41:58
Although, he could play in the rest of their champions league campaign, offers loads of experience and leadership and apparently is a cheap option.
I could see Neville being interested in this, however i can´t see Moyes feeling the same way.
Might we ask for a swap deal with Naughton who can´t get a look in?
Nah, i´m just not buying this.
18 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:45:37
19 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:48:25
I cannot honestly believe that he has the appettite for a move or Moyes wants him to leave.
20 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:43:02
All the bullshit over Beckham is he or isn't he going to sign, now it's Nevile? Maybe 'Arry's logic is, seeing that Pip was the only player to keep Bale quiet on both occasions they met, he might as well have him in their squad?? But seriously I just cannot see him moving his family down there.
21 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:42:41
I know we are skint but £1.5M. Tony Hibbert for the rest of the season? Gareth Bale didn't get a kick against Neville and Phil is still playing at the top of his game. He's never relied on pace and could well have another 2 or 3 years left in him. Hope it dosn't happen but I've a feeling that it will.
22 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:49:04
23 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:55:23
Who is Arry really after? Felli, Rodwell, Jags.
24 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:52:34
For me it would be a mistake and big gamble to sell.
25 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:56:40
"Neither Neville or Steven Pienaar, another reported target of Spurs and Chelsea, are cup-tied after the pair were rested for Saturday?s FA Cup victory against Scunthorpe United."
Now I'm the last person to ask about the future but this has me very concerned. Because of the relationship between Moyes and Neville, I think this would be a massive blow to the team-building Moyes has been working towards, and could have a devastating effect on the rest of the team.
And just before a huge derby game... and with us precariously hovering above what could become a very scary relegation battle...
26 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:58:16
Depends if his loan agreement allows a release clause, same goes for Kyle Walker.
27 Posted 11/01/2011 at 12:59:37
28 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:03:10
Can't stand Redknapp!
29 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:06:21
Coleman has come on really well in the right wing position with Phil behind him, I doubt he would feel quite as comfortable if he turned round to see Tony Hibbert standing there. Harry Redknapp can fuck off, who does he think he is, the melty faced twat.
30 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:11:34
31 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:15:26
He talks about other clubs players more than he does his own.
Its about time the FA / Premier League done something about the way he conducts his transfer business through the media.
Granted, he might not be on the phone to players under contract, but surely telling Sky Sports News he is interested in this player or that player is another form of tapping up?
The man is a disgrace to football.
Class, style, dignity? He wouldn?t have a clue what those three words meant.
Here?s hoping HMRC are still looking into him, and find something on him.
32 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:13:55
On a serious note, if PN leaves then there is no way we'll cope with Hibbo for the remainder of the season and Seamus, although immense going forward, does not have the defensive skills yet. So a replacement is needed with experience and I don't believe this Kyle Naughton brings this.
33 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:11:36
If I wanted a destabilising influence I'd rather drink Brobat than listen to that garrulous twat.
34 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:16:06
Hutton / Bentley / Pavlyachenko to Everton.
Yeah, I'd take that considering Pienaar's contract situation but agree that all, especially Neville, would be a great loss.
35 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:24:43
36 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:15:48
Maybe Moyes is doing that thing everyone on here has been begging him to do...learning.
In this case 'Fuck loyalty, sentimentality and favourites'
It's an attitude that's worked wonders for Ziralex all these years.
So Neville out? What next? ? Ossie on the bench for the derby? Let's take it one miracle at a time shall we...
37 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:27:44
38 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:19:45
Give some credit to Phil Neville ? there is no way on earth he would stamp his feet and hand in a transfer request. The guy is already minted ? been there and worn the t-shirt in terms of football experience and winning medals.
But at age 34 and with a final chance of Champions League ,can you blame him for thinking about it? My opinion is that Moysie will say I'd prefer you to stay (club captain, etc etc).
But if Neville words his ambition to try Champions League then we should accept the bid. Hibbert is just as good a defender as Neville and Jagielka can also drop in at right back if need be.
39 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:37:17
40 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:42:36
(See you tube if you don't get me!)
41 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:43:33
42 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:48:32
43 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:50:10
44 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:45:22
You don't loose your most experienced, your organiser, your totally committed player to Spurs. You can just about understand the moves to Utd and money bags City but not to a club who until this year were you closest rivals.
THIS IS BAD NEWS!
45 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:51:04
46 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:43:51
WTF is going on at this club???
Are we that desperate that we have to sell Lucas Neill for £1 million and Neville for £1.5 million (both experienced defenders playing well and good at coaching the youngsters).
47 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:54:16
48 Posted 11/01/2011 at 13:59:19
49 Posted 11/01/2011 at 14:04:14
50 Posted 11/01/2011 at 14:06:10
51 Posted 11/01/2011 at 14:05:31
52 Posted 11/01/2011 at 14:09:03
53 Posted 11/01/2011 at 14:09:44
54 Posted 11/01/2011 at 14:04:13
55 Posted 11/01/2011 at 14:15:21
Reply from Neville ? I'll be a Spurs player by the week-end, always thought Hawwy was a cwacking manager, looking forward to Eurwope.
56 Posted 11/01/2011 at 14:16:53
57 Posted 11/01/2011 at 14:05:32
"Are we that Desparate that we have to sell Lucas Neill for 1 million and Neville for 1.5 million(both experienced defenders playing well and good at coaching the youngsters). "
Yes we have nothing. Not a fucking penny. But Bill is doing his best so we musn't grumble.
Meanwhile our squad shrinks yet again. But we should still be playing great football, battling for top 4 and winning trophies, right?
58 Posted 11/01/2011 at 14:21:23
If he goes to Tottenham, he'll be warming the bench and looking for a new club in the summer.
59 Posted 11/01/2011 at 14:32:59
"At no time was any offer made - nor would one have been welcomed. Phil Neville is our captain and is an important part of the Everton set-up."
Well said Moyes. Would be idiotic to even think of letting Phil Neville go.
60 Posted 11/01/2011 at 14:42:21
And which question came first?
61 Posted 11/01/2011 at 14:45:15
There is always one who has to make some bullshit up.
62 Posted 11/01/2011 at 15:06:18
63 Posted 11/01/2011 at 15:11:19
64 Posted 11/01/2011 at 15:44:25
65 Posted 11/01/2011 at 15:46:32
Where in Joburg are you? Loads of Blues getting together for the match on Sunday at a pub in Edenvale!
66 Posted 11/01/2011 at 15:58:07
67 Posted 11/01/2011 at 16:14:37
68 Posted 11/01/2011 at 16:33:27
Moyes says Phil is going nowhere.
69 Posted 11/01/2011 at 16:40:37
We did get some advance note here yesterday that I ignored as pure bollocks... but even I start to fidget when the old bastions of the media take up a story like this ? they usually have more than some bullshit journo lies to go on.
A very odd one if it really was nipped in the bud as Moyes said... That would suggest there was certainly no further progress beyond last Wednesday, yet the bastards claim talks ARE in an "advanced stage" ? today, almost one week later.
You'd think the professional media would have a little more pride in their work than to pass around crap like this... but it does reinforce the lesson of total skepticism regarding the Rumour Mill, 99% of which is pure unadulterated shite.
70 Posted 11/01/2011 at 16:39:15
And for all the other haters - Did you not see with your fucking eyes how he owned the best left winger in the prem in both matches this season. And did you think with your lizard brains to examine the reasons that Harry Redknapp covets him?
I personally find it embarrassing to have to respond to shite posts
71 Posted 11/01/2011 at 17:00:15
72 Posted 11/01/2011 at 16:57:21
I have respect for him as a model professional. But as a player he is shit and I find that embarrassing as he is captain and does not deserve a place. Bale went off injured in the last match so I would hardly say he owned him. He picked up a stupid yellow and could have got another had Bale stayed on but whatever.
He is rubbish and does not deserve a starting place let alone captain.
73 Posted 11/01/2011 at 17:10:36
He nullified Bale at theirs and pretty much had the job sewn up before Bale went off injured at Goodison. He is solid and dependable and our squad would be worse off without him, both on and off the pitch.
74 Posted 11/01/2011 at 17:25:50
75 Posted 11/01/2011 at 17:30:48
Take the money, Mr Moyes should haggle and get the best he can from Spurs.
76 Posted 11/01/2011 at 17:36:23
Look at the pass completion stats for each player in our team.
77 Posted 11/01/2011 at 17:41:20
78 Posted 11/01/2011 at 18:24:23
79 Posted 11/01/2011 at 18:32:31
80 Posted 11/01/2011 at 18:58:36
81 Posted 11/01/2011 at 19:18:44
Still, it gets Nev's popularity soaring amongst ToffeeWebbers.
Old cynic... never !!
82 Posted 11/01/2011 at 20:24:37
83 Posted 11/01/2011 at 21:38:09
84 Posted 11/01/2011 at 21:43:28
85 Posted 11/01/2011 at 23:21:58
86 Posted 12/01/2011 at 00:53:41
Neville is a true ambassador, he has eyes on managemnet and I hope he does well when he decides to call it a day. But certainly I'm glad he's ours.
87 Posted 12/01/2011 at 08:30:58
I just wish the guy could pass a ball not an unreasonable expectation for a footballer. I get fed up of fans fawning over Neville because he is a ?nice guy? ? he is also on a very nice earner courtesy of Moyes et al. I think he is no better full back than the much maligned Hibbert (also very poor) and Neville?s performances in midfield have been bloody dreadful. When he does have a so called good game (Vs Spurs) he is protected by Coleman.
88 Posted 12/01/2011 at 08:15:32
89 Posted 12/01/2011 at 12:25:52
90 Posted 13/01/2011 at 00:08:40
Must be because he is fed up with one of his prized assetts, Gareth Bale, being shown up by our ageing defender.
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