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Re: Jay Rodriguez Joins Burnley
« Reply #1675 on: July 09, 2019, 09:05:03 PM »
Jay Rodriguez has bid a fond farewell to Albion supporters following his move to Premier League Burnley.

J-Rod, a popular figure at The Hawthorns and firm fans’ favourite, has left this heartfelt message to the Club’s supporters…

"I wanted to take the opportunity to say a big ‘thank you’ to everyone at Albion for helping me so much during my two years at the Club.

"The fans, my team-mates, the staff - I cannot speak highly enough of all the people who make the Club such a special place to be.

“I was desperate for us to get promoted last season and the disappointment of that narrow miss cut deeply.

"The Club did everything it could to persuade me to stay and this has not been an easy decision by any means.

“But at this stage in my career, I found the chance to play again in the Premier League at my hometown club too good to turn down and I hope everyone will respect that.

“I have nothing but best wishes for the club I leave behind. I’ll be backing you to succeed in a new era under Slaven Bilić and hope that I can be back at The Hawthorns at the first available opportunity for a Premier League fixture.

“Until then, a sincere 'thank you' all for your support. I will never forget it.”

Jay



That's a really nice gesture from Jay. What a nice, good bloke he is.

Good luck to him, nothing but respect for the man.

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Re: Jay Rodriguez Joins Burnley
« Reply #1676 on: July 09, 2019, 09:16:18 PM »
Best wishes Jay, classy bloke, never kicked up a stink once. Got more value out of him than Brunt/Mozz etc combined. All the best.
Two players who cost £4.5m combined and played nearly 700 matches have given us less value than Rodriguez. are you serious?

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Re: Jay Rodriguez Joins Burnley
« Reply #1677 on: July 09, 2019, 09:33:30 PM »
Two players who cost £4.5m combined and played nearly 700 matches have given us less value than Rodriguez. are you serious?


I'm willing to give him the benefit of the doubt and assume he means the last 2 years, even then it isn't cut and dried.


If not, abysmal shout: one of the worst ever seen on here.
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Re: Jay Rodriguez Joins Burnley
« Reply #1678 on: July 10, 2019, 12:03:03 PM »
Yes I mean the last few years of course during J-Rods time here.

Mozza and Brunt were great servants but just time took its toll as happens to us all.
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Re: Jay Rodriguez Joins Burnley
« Reply #1679 on: July 10, 2019, 12:45:45 PM »
I wasn't keen when we signed him - especially not for that price. It's a bit of a mixed bag overall - 22 goals last year, a couple of which against the Villa, but a lot of penalties. He seemed a bit lightweight at times, but kept working hard and scoring. And then there was the racism thing, which kind of tainted his time here, even if he wasn't guilty.