Date: 9th January 2008 at 10:01am
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Over the weekend there had been some paper talk that we were interested in Boro captain George Boateng. When I first read this I was not that impressed to be honest fellas, but just put it down as a ‘column filler’ – but news of such a move has returned in today’s papers…

It is being reported that Harry Redknapp wants to tie up a loan move for the veteran in time for our game with Sunderland this weekend.

I think the fella is a decent footballer, but were we not promised that the players arriving would be of ‘improved quality to help a European push?’

With all due respect to Boateng – who as I say is a good footballer – the fella cannot even get in a Boro side that is struggling at the bottom end of the league, so how is that improving quality?

Such thoughts might have been shared about others prior to their arrivals in the past and they have come good but I would have to question this move, as only in terms of increasing personnel do I personally think this would help us out…

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