The Sunday Mirror says the Dutchman played and scored in yesterday‚Äôs win at Wigan, but only started ¬≠because Jermain Defoe was taken ill before the game. Earlier he ¬≠confided in international team-mates that he is fed up being overlooked by the manager.
Janssen said: ‚ÄúI was taken off in the Champions League against Olympique Lyon and I was really angry. The next moment I received a text ¬≠message from Rafael, who said he was wondering if I happened to have the same contract as he has at Spurs.
‚ÄúI asked him what kind of contract that was? He ¬≠answered: ‚ÄėOne which states that you are only allowed to play 70 minutes in each match.‚Äô‚ÄĚ
It was clearly a dig at Harry Redknapp. To add further fuel to the Milan fire Van der Vaart‚Äôs beautiful wife, ¬≠Sylvie, already appears to be preparing for life in Italy.
She has a good career as a TV ¬≠presenter and actress on the ¬≠continent. She was voted ¬≠Germany‚Äôs ‚ÄėMedia Woman of the Year‚Äô and is now planning to conquer Italy. To pave the way she has done a big photo shoot with one of Italy‚Äôs most ¬≠popular magazines.
Milan may prove a popular destination for both Van der Vaarts.