City slickers: Noel (right) with brother Liam (left) and Ricky Hatton
Critics have complained that City's big-money move is not in the spirit of the club but Gallagher said: '**** morals. **** Arsene Wenger and his socialist football nonsense. **** all that b******s about the club losing its identity. What identity? The fact that we've been skint for 30 years?
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'Looks like the Sheiks (club owners Abu Dhabi United Group) are starting to put their money where their mouths are.
'So it looks like Robinho really was just the start Colossal amounts of money are being talked about. Obscene, some have said.
'Sir Alex Ferguson's face was a picture in his press conference yesterday though. That in itself was worth ?100m. He looked shell-shocked.'