Riise was bought to Monaco for £700,000 from Norwegian second division side Aalesund in the summer of 1998. After Jean Tigana left Monaco Riise wanted also to look for pastures new. Leeds showed an interest but could not broker a deal with Monaco. Riise was frozen out of the first team but finally it looked like his old mentor Tigana would buy him to Fulham. Liverpool improved Fulham's offer after Riise has agreed terms with the London side and hijacked the deal. Riise benefited from his three-year-stay in France and combined good…
"I think it's fair to say since Gregory Vignal left on loan, Neil Mellor has been the butt of a few jokes. The thing about Neil is, when he scores in training, he still celebrates as if it's a league game. He runs off off on his own to the corner flag with his hand in the air. The lads call him Shearer because of his celebrations and he's definitely one to watch. He's a brilliant finisher and one of my best mates at the club."
Estadio da Dragao | Wednesday 17 Apr 2019
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