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‘Misquoted’ General gets the hump

Hammer Fabian Balbuena is disappointed that comments he made in an interview to a radio station have been taken out of context and misquoted. The 28-year-old defender was reported to have told Monumental 108 AM, relayed by Ultima Hora that many West Ham players do not want to play.

However, sources close to the player have this afternoon reached out to Claret and Hugh to set the record straight.

The Paraguayan player is said to be concerned that his club and West Ham supporters will think ill of him because of the misquotes attributed to him.

W are told that the radio station cherry-picked parts of a longer interview and the remaining segments were lost in translation.

Balbuena was trying to explain that some West Han players had valid questions about the Premier League’s Project Restart proposals and didn’t mean to suggest they didn’t want to play or were threatening not to play.

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About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter

One comment on “‘Misquoted’ General gets the hump

  1. If he IS too nervous to play (and who can blame him?), then he shouldn’t be forced to play. I for one wouldn’t hold it against him.

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