Chalkboard for Norwich | The ‘Arm Wrestling With Chas and Dave’ Edition

Pg-9-norwich-bbcYou’ll have to excuse the dearth of posting on here in the next few weeks, as this old site wanders lonely as a cloud in search of a new home. Wheels are in motion, pixels are being re-jiggered and we should be back at full-strength next month…

In the meantime let’s look ahead to Gameweek 4 of this white-knuckle-ride of a Premier League season and, in particular, Tottenham’s home encounter with Norwich City on Saturday afternoon. Woo! Yeah! Football!

With young Gareth having vamoosed to the Spanish capital in exchange for the contents of Walter White’s storage unit, the burden now is on his former teammates to avoid slipping into any kind of post-Bale funk. 1-0, 1-0, 0-1 mightn’t sound like a string of results that should trigger unnecessary alarm- except with binary enthusiasts- it is somewhat of a concern that we’ve not scored from open play yet and Roberto Soldado has looked ominously unserviced.

Fear not, however. The outrageous triple-signing Daniel Levy coordinated at the end of last month included two players for whom creativity is very much their bag. Having looked robust enough but unimaginative in the final-third at the Emirates, the introduction of Lamela and Eriksen against Norwich should bear some chance-creating fruit for Soldado to feast upon and a charge up the table ought to follow. Lamela is doubtful to start after a demanding international schedule with Argentina but Eriksen could well feature from the off. Elsewhere Vlad Chiriches is work permit-less so won’t be involved.

Here’s how we might line-up…

norwich 433

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