There are many adjectives used to describe football agents. Cunning, despicable, Conniving to name three. Yes agents get the bad press that on the whole they deserve as far as I am concerned and with this in mind I give you the words of one particular member of the fraternity.
Abou Diaby’s Agent Roger Boli has primed Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby for a move to
“He’s a super player. For now he is learning under Arsene Wenger, but in two years he can make the leap to a major Italian team.” (calciomercato.com)
Why? Why would he say these things? If he is learning under Wenger why would he try to orchestrate a move for his young client? The only purpose I guess is so that he can cash in on the sale. Quel surprise!
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