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Fulham - Hughes on Smalling!

Fulham - Hughes on Smalling!

Pushed out to play at full back, against Aston Villa, Aaron Hughes might have been a little envious of Chris Smalling playing alongside Brede Hangleand.

But Aaron isn`t like that, he`s a model professional and he has nothing but kind words to say about the youngster who will soon be departing to pastures new.

Speaking about Chris Smalling`s move to Old Trafford, Aaron has waxed,

"If anyone deserves the success then it`s him."

"Arsenal and Manchester United have kept tabs on him and I think we`ll look back in a few years and see it as a bargain. United are no mugs."

"They`ve watched him, he`s been in the England U21`s." They`ll look back and say they stole him."


Time remains the key to this one we think, but Aaron could well have a point!


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Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Monday February 1 2010
Time: 4:34PM

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You never know how these U-21s will turn out, so I think it was good business... even if he does turn into the next Rio Ferdinand!
Teddy_KGB
01/02/2010 17:51:00
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10 or 12 mill a lot of dosh for a club like ours and we all thought brad would go who would have thought it well well well
truth sayer ffc
01/02/2010 18:11:00
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I'm totally with Teddy on this one, much can happen between now and Smalling being a Premier League regular
DeuceBigelow
01/02/2010 18:24:00
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He might be a bargain in a few years time for them, but I think it's the most money we could ever receive for him
kbfulham
01/02/2010 19:25:00
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still not sure, after Saturday, if he will be the player United expect!
Al Billy
01/02/2010 19:45:00
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what is it now - 3 first team games - one own goal and one poor piece of positioning sense giving a goal away! Long way to go I feel!
Putney
01/02/2010 19:46:00
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come now... i can't say the own goal was really his fault... maybe in a positioning respect it was... but i wouldn't put that on him... gabby's first goal, absolutely his fault... but it's a good point, you never know if he'll be a dean ashton or a david nugent... i guess nugent's still got time, but he's no wayne rooney...
woodysweats
01/02/2010 20:36:00
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Good bit of business, ok it would have been nice to keep him for a while longer but under alex he may develop quicker...
Leonestar
02/02/2010 14:07:00
0
good money for us
truth sayer ffc
02/02/2010 18:20:00
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