Date: 28th July 2008 at 4:33pm
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Reports suggest that Sunderland are ready to table a Ł10m bid for Louis Saha.

While I never hid that I admire Saha’s talents, I also often stressed that his maddening proneness to injuries makes him a liability. It seems certain that Fergie’s going to get rid of him this summer.

As I said, he’s a good player and even with his medical record some clubs are bound to be interested. But the latest news, about Sunderland’s alleged offer, is too good to be true.

Niall Quinn has been throwing money at Keane ever since he’s appointed him but Ł10m for a soon-to-be 30-year-old striker who cost us Ł12,75 four and a half years and dozens of injuries ago?

The Telegraph reports that Fergie wants to recoup the entire amount which I highly doubt. We are not renown for selling our players at obscenely high prices so why start it now when their original offer is almost miraculously high?

Of course the entire article is written in the assumption that the reports of that Ł10m bid are true – but if they are then the offer must be accepted for we won’t get nearly as much money for Saha from any other club.