If Juande Ramos was ever actually interested in signing Lyon’s Brazilian Fred, and I seriously wouldn’t understand why, then it seems that any potential deal is now off the table. Which should come as good news for Darren Bent because surely he would be the only player who would have suffered should the move have occurred!
Olympique Lyon Jean-Michel Aulas has commented on the ongoing speculation surrounding striker Fred.”I have had a meeting with Fred to speak to him about his future at the club. With Karim Benzema now being injured and absent for the next two or three matches, we know that if we want a seventh title we will be going with Fred as our centre-forward.”(Orange Sports TV)
It would take a forward of greater significance than the 24 year old to upset the current top two Dimitar Berbatov and Robbie Keane and in fact given Bent’s recent goal-scoring form the England man would also have a potential claim to being ahead of the potential Spurs target.