Chalkboard for Arsenal
Well this is just getting ridiculous now. After Garth Crooks’ claim that Tottenham had sold Craig David and bought So Solid Crew, Levy and his crack team have been busy rubber-stamping cheques like an untamed Monty Brewster. Friday was the zenith of our activity in the market; a day in which the transfer madness just plain refused to quit as Christian Eriksen, Erik Lamela and Vlad Chiriches all tried on our fetching apparel and decided it was just the job.
It’s the Spurs medical team I worry about, though. Extensive player recruitment is all well and good but when was the last time any these poor souls had a day off, saw their families or even had a sandwich? Someone should check on that.
So, time is the commodity which Villas-Boas requires now, to convert what looks like a staggeringly fine squad of players into a fluid, functioning point-hoovering juggernaut. And I’m not talking about the few hours which remain before the North London Derby. Talking of which…
The Very Scientific Chalkboards Are In: