Filed: Tuesday, 4th November 2003
By: Graeme Howlett
Aston Villa winger Moustapha Hadji has rejected a two month loan spell at West Ham, it has been revealed.
The 31-year-old Moroccan right-winger turned down the opportunity to kick start his career at Upton Park, after the Hammers offered the former Coventry and Sporting player a two month loan deal.
Speaking in today's Birmingham Evening Mail, Hadji revealed:
"The move would have taken me up to the start of the transfer window but I would have only played a few games and then I'd be back - and what was the point of that?
"If it had been longer, I'd have thought about it but I know I am good enough to play for Villa.
"I've not had a chance and I feel really down. There is probably little chance of me playing even if I were to work hard and show all of my skills.
"It's really disappointing but I've got to try to stay optimistic for that one chance to come along, even if everything else is negative.
"I have to think positively and always think I will get back in. I still know I am good enough for the Premiership."
Not however according to Villa boss David O'Leary, who has given Hadji just one start in a Villa shirt this season.
Saunders on... West Ham United [11th Mar 2012]
Allardyce on... Doncaster Rovers [10th Mar 2012]
West Ham Utd 1 Doncaster Rovers 1 [10th Mar 2012]
West Ham Utd v Doncaster Rovers: half time report [10th Mar 2012]
Diouf signs... for Donny [31st Oct 2011]
Allardyce rules out Diouf signing [28th Oct 2011]
Sam keeps us sweating [28th Oct 2011]
Allardyce weighing up Diouf decision [25th Oct 2011]
Brighton & Hove Albion v West Ham Utd: live [24th Oct 2011]
comments powered by Disqus