Date: 1st September 2009 at 5:30pm
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Niko Kranjcar has now officially completed his move to Spurs.

Peter Storrie, talking to The Pompey Site, says that he is sorry to see him leave but we could not stand in his way with little time on his contract.

Of course the Croatian is seen as our own creative influence from midfield so many will be outraged at this departure – but it is all very well being this player but if you are not creating you are worthless really!

How often does he fail to beat that first man from a free kick or a corner? And for every blinding free kick that he scores he put another 20 into the wall well over the bar or wide.

Do not get me wrong the guy is a quality footballer, but for me we just have not seen enough of this over the years and as previously said ‘passengers’ are not what we can afford this season.

Again, as previously said the pedestal that he is put on by all, not just some, opposing fans never ceases to amaze me – I have seen him dismantle international teams, including England, but he just has not done it on a consistent basis for Pompey and that is why, for me, I will not miss him that much…

I would be disappointed if the talk of a fee as low as £3m were true though, although I would be amazed if this was not knocking off the money that we owe Spurs for our recent captures from them?


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