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New-boy Obinna rates the Hammers. Inter, not so much

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West Ham‘s new striker Victor Obinna says it was his Nigerian compatriot Nwankwo Kanu who convinced him to move from Inter Milan on a season long loan.

Known for his practical jokes, 87-year-old Kanu recommended Obinna hook up with non-managing manager Avram Grant, wistfully remembering the gaffer busily dividing his time at Portsmouth between fighting relegation, going on a mazy FA Cup run and visiting the south coast’s finest brothels.

The nippy 23-year-old who Grant doesn’t yet know will single-handedly save his side from relegation said:

I spoke to Kanu, who played for Grant at Portsmouth, and he was excited that I come here.

Inter have an amazing stadium but West Ham have a big culture and a very long history.

To be fair, he did spend last season out on loan to Malaga. Maybe no-one has told him about The Treble yet.


1 response so far
  • anthonyOA // September 9, 2010 at 2:40 pm

    Ahaha that Kanu. He’s a real character.

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