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crouch

(krowch) [ME. crouchen]
To bend the knees and bring the upper body down and forward.
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PETER CROUCH was last night reportedly on the verge of signing for Tottenham, but only Boylesports are expecting the giant forward to hit the goal trail in a big way, writes Mark Langdon.
The fee for Crouch, according to reports, could be an initial pounds 8m with add-ons of up to pounds 3m.
Redknapp, who targeted Crouch after working with the 27-year-old in a previous spell at Portsmouth, said: "Crouch did a very good job for me when I had him before and I am sure he will do the same now.
Under FIFA-adopted EU law, that would mean Crouch becoming a free agent.
If he does, Crouch will be pleased to lead the line.
O'Neill was reported to have failed with a last-ditch attempt to get Crouch to return to the club he left four years ago to go to Anfield, where the arrival of Fernando Torres has put the England player's future in some doubt.
But Benitez was quick to tell Crouch that, despite the arrival of pounds 25million front man Fernando Torres from Atletico Madrid, he will still have a part to play as Liverpool pursue glory on four fronts in domestic and European competition.
O'Leary was less than impressed with his record of four goals in 15 appearances at Carrow Road and Crouch returned to Villa as very much a bit-part player.
Hearns became friends with Crouch's father in Pacoima, where Hearns lived before moving to the Antelope Valley and where the elder Crouch founded the church, of which his son is now pastor.
Villa chairman Doug Elliswill be loath to record a significant loss on Crouch, for whom Graham Taylor paid Portsmouth pounds 5 million in March 2002.
However, from the review which resulted, the marriage must not have taken and Crouch was not grateful.
I am very pleased with the changes we have made," says Crouch.