For some time Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool had scouted the 24 year old Dutchman. Then this announcement was made by his agent, Rob Jansen. Suddenly Man Utd didn’t have their new Paul Scholes lined up after all Liverpool and Arsenal weren’t to get that extra oomph in their midfields either.
“PSV Eindhoven and Barcelona have reached an agreement on a deal to bring Ibrahim Afellay to Barca, subject to successfully settling personal terms between the player and the Catalan club over the coming weeks.”
We’ve never seen him play in the flesh, but after seeing these images of his girlfriend Dorien Rose we humbly submit these 12 reasons as to why he reall ought to have joined a Premiership side!
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