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Wigan Boss Slams Man. City's Palacios Approach
Sky Sports Online, January 28th, 2009 2PM

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"I have to say Manchester City's behavior was absolutely disgusting. If they had not come in a week last Friday and unsettled the boy [Wilson Palacios], he would have signed a contract for us. He was wobbling and wasn't sure about going to London [to Tottenham Hotspur]. We had offered him a contract and he was on the verge of signing that contract. Then Manchester City ring him and it's a different ball game. They took the p*** out of us, to be honest. They have shown a lack of respect for this football club and the player himself." Wigan Athletic manager Steve Bruce rails at Manchester City for the way it approached its former midfielder Palacios, who went on to sign for Tottenham.  City contends it made a phone call merely "to establish the potential availability of the player." Read the original story...


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