United 4 – 0 TottenHam; Saha – the unappreciated soul

Almost everyone in this country is waiting for the game. My game’s over, a convincing 4-nil victory over Tottenham. This looks to be our season finally. After a horrible and ineffectual first half, ManUtd tore apart the opposition in the second. This post is not about a match report, but about Louis Saha.

Back from injury, our number 9 is one of the most unappreciated footballers I have seen. He is not under-rated, just unappreciated. Everyone knows his quality, and Sir Alex sold Ruud van Nistelrooy and said Saha was the starting striker and that we did not need a replacement. I was highly skeptical of this, until the opening day of the season. I was in Old Trafford, one of the 75000 screaming fans, watching on as we demolished Fulham. On that day against his former club, Louis created and scored goals, but the chants were “Rooney, Rooney”. Today, against Tottenham, he comes into the game when we are 3-0 up, and coasting. Getting the ball from central midfield, he holds off two defenders, and bisects the defence with a brilliant through ball for Ryan Giggs to score, but not one mention after the game, or even during. I am really baffled about why Louis Saha is not talked about more, why we dont scream his name from the terraces. Well, Louis, I (will) scream for you.


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