Talking balls: Benedikt Howede’s goal is not to play for Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United or any English team
Transfer Balls – Anorak’s look at bilge being presented as football fact in the mainstream media. The Mirror has beeb rpeorting on Schalke and Germany defender Benedikt Howedes, 26. A target for Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea, the Mirror says his “goal” is to play in England.
The Mirror says he “admits it”, as if it were a secret or a crime:
But is it his goal?
He told German’s BILD:
“If I am to leave Schalke one day, I do not want to move clubs within Bundesliga. The club is too close to my heart to do so. I owe Schalke a lot, I have had a great experience during my time here. I really like being at Schalke.”
“However, if I were to imagine moving abroad to experience a life in a foreign country, England would be my destination.”
So. It’s not his goal. And he’s happy at Schalke.
Such are the facts…