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Chronicle have put out a decent interview with Demba, shines a light on a few things and he comes across really well.
Talks about his contract and how clubs used this myth of a dodgy knee to negotiate poor deals with him, then because of them doing that, that's why he wanted release clauses in his contracts, which is fair enough considering he's proven his knee is perfectly fine, apparently even after he had proven it was fine they still wanted him on pay as to play contracts.
Also talks vaguely about the Cisse transfer not sitting well with him, he doesnt go into too much detail about that, but he does say Ashley was pissed off about the signing and that's why we never built on that season, basically sounds like Ashley expected Cisse to guarantee Champions League and saw Europa as a waste of time.
Overall a great read from the Chronicle for once.
Imagine being pissed off about the short-term results after Cisse's signing! He obviously didn't keep that form up, but the second half of the 2011-12 season was our best period in the past decade+.