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Froch gets Groves and not Godzilla

ESPN staff
July 28, 2013
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In the latest collection of our favourite quotes of the week, Carl Froch misses out on a tussle with Godzilla, Sir Dave Brailsford says 'Told you so', and Petr Cech turns a blind eye to Chelsea's past.

"I'll fight anybody - Godzilla, George Groves, whoever you put in front of me, I will fight them"
Carl Froch is more than ready to fight George Groves (although we sense Godzilla would probably be a step too far).

"Who knows what could happen in the next few weeks? We'll have to see what the chequebook decides to pay out. It would be nice to give the likes of United, Chelsea and City a run for their money this year"
Ian Poulter turns his attention from missing out on the Open Championship to the transfer activity of his beloved Arsenal.

"I have broken every record there is to break in every event I have ever done. So I have proved myself since I was 15. Right now I am just living out my dream"
Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has a pretty good record, to be fair.

"You all laughed when I told you we were going to win the Tour in five years. If I'd told you we would win it twice with two different riders you'd have p****d your pants"
Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford on Chris Froome's victory in the Tour de France.

"Money has never won anything"
A warning to Manchester City from Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, who seems to have forgotten who he plays for...

"I could play him at football. I could stand up to that pressure easily! I can kick with both feet, I don't think that's something Alan could do"
Lee Westwood reckons he would have been a more versatile footballer than Alan Shearer.

"It's my own opinion but I know he will stay here, 100 per cent"
So, Alex Song, is your stance on Cesc Fabregas' future opinion or fact?

"I've not come here for a holiday and simply to take a salary"
Toulon's latest recruit Bryan Habana on arrival at his new club, complete with a reported £435k per year salary.

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