Welcome to Wednesday everyone. Fresh off the back of the signing of Podolski, rumours hit the newsfeeds that next on our list was Ajax defender Jan Vertonghen. As far as I could see, there was no basis for that rumour. It just seemed like people trying to make a name for themselves on Twitter fueling the fire. Still, you'd have to say, if 3 years worth of rumours should equate to anything... it should be a damn transfer. It's got to the point now where I don't even care if his any good... I just feel he deserves a move.
Our other target, Yann M'Vila spent the night in the cells the other day. He assaulted a 17 year old at his home because he was betrayed. It's rumoured he lent the lad his phone only to find out an hour later he'd updated his Facebook status with the following...
Yann M'Vila: likes boys...
This didn't go down well with the fiercely heterosexual defensive mifielder and it ended in a good firm dry slap. It'll be interesting to see how this pans out. I'm sure that it won't stop us going in for him. Adebayor faced questions for slapping his girlfriend when he was at Arsenal... at least this was a bloke.
A lot of our summer transfer strategy is going to be dictated by our final resting place when it comes to this season. Norwich at the weekend needs to be a thumping win.
1) Because it's the last home game of the season.
2) Because we need three points desperaetley
The Roy Hodgson England move is fantastic on many levels. Firstly, it means that Spurs shocker of a second half of the year wasn't worth it even for Harry. His lack of loyalty has cost Spurs top four... if all goes to plan. The second great thing about this Hodgson move is that WBA have nothing to fight for and I'm pretty sure they'll be taking the game with Arsenal very casually. Well, that's what I'm hoping.
Congratulations to Hodgson though. If Arsene Wenger had capitualted in the same manner as Harry from a position of prominence, we'd all be calling for his head (luck for us, Wenger's season was the other way round)... and we'd certainly be questioning his credentials as the England manager. Harry couldn't stop the rot when it mattered. He's been shown up as nothing more than a motivator and a terrible tactician. Is Hodgson the answer to England's problems? No. But he's managed the world over, he's had some great runs with some poor teams on some low budgets and I'm sure he'll probably work out better than Harry would. At least on the scandal front.
... and thank f*ck it wasn't that muppet Pearce taking over the role. I just saw him arguing with a Burton cashier on Oxford Street.
'Sorry Mr Pearce, you can't take a suit back we've seen you wear 62 times on TV over the last 3 months'
He was fuming. At least he can go back to not combing his hair... and being a racist.
I managed to snare tickets to the Football Writers Awards on Thursday night. Robin Van Persie will obviously be there, so I'll be making a beeline for him... I'll make him sign up. I'd appreciate your ideas in the comments section on how. I was thinking about a poem or a mixtape or something. Then I thought I could bribe him with the female guest I'm taking... but that's all a bit Roman. Anyway... ideas in the comments.
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I've stretched this post out long enough... see you on the section below.
P.S. I've been sent a song by @BillBone85 that he wants to get going for the last home game.