Date: 24th September 2006 at 12:24am
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As Pompey prepare to come face to face with Bolton, and a former target Nicolas Anelka, his former Arsenal team mate Kanu, now banging in the goals with us is all to well what a threat the Frenchman can be.

With Chelsea beating Fulham on Saturday they moved to the head of the Premiership table for the first time this season, but victory over Bolton and Anelka on Monday in Milan Mandaric’s final game with the club would see Pompey return to the top of the table once again, but Kanu is wary of Anelka’s threat.

“The Bolton game is a difficult one. They have Anelka who I played with at Arsenal.”

“We have to be careful with him. He can run with plenty of pace and shoot and he is very determined.”

“He is a really dangerous player but our defence has done very well so far and looks strong.”

I would be one of the people who had hoped we would sign Nicolas Anelka, and although I would have still liked him to have arrived even after Kanu’s arrival Harry Redknapp has proved that with his signings so far (I’m certain there will be more in January!) that maybe missing out on the sometimes thought to be troublesome Frenchman might not have been a bad thing after all.

Hopefully, between the “There’s only one Milan,” chants from the vocal home fans, this will also be ringing out around Fratton Park on Monday night.

Chim chiminey, chim chiminey, chim chim churu, who needs Anelka when we’ve got Kanu!

And better still ringing out as Kanu continues to score as Anelka still goes in search of his first Premiership goal for his new club, he did score in their midweek Carling Cup win though.

Another clean sheet and Pompey will win again as WE WILL score at least once as we can hopefully send off Milan will the three points to see us sitting top of the Premiership at the end of his tenure.