Wouldn’t Arsene be better off looking for experienced heads instead of opting for yet more youth?
The Gunners are rumoured to be contemplating a move for 15-year-old QPR prodigy Raheem Sterling, and could fight it out with rivals Tottenham for Watford goalkeeper Scott Loach. (Telegraph)
Imagine if you will a club so full of up and coming young talents that you may as well put your money on them to win the Premier League title five years running from 2014 onwards and then imagine that self same club wanting to bring in yet more youngsters just for the sheer hell of it. Arsenal are being strongly linked with move for London pair Raheem Sterling and Scott Loach, both players having already represented England at Under 16 and 21 levels, but you have to wonder just why Arsene Wenger would be looking to bring the pair to the Emirates.
Watford keeper Loach has also been targeted by Tottenham and whilst the Gunners may well not be to happy with Manuel Almunia’s recent performances, they do have a good keeper in Vito Mannone to look to for the future so is there any sense in bringing in the Hornets goalie unless such a move is to help Arsenal beef up their homegrown quota.
QPR’s much admired teenager Raheem Sterling is apparently being chased by all manner of Premier League clubs and the west London side will do well to keep the young talent but yet again you have to wonder why Arsenal would look to sign yet more prodigy’s when they could be better off bringing some more experienced heads to balance the side.
This is not to say that the £7m pair are not ones to look out for in the future, but it may be in the best interest of both players to try their luck elsewhere to avoid being lost in amongst the crowd at the north London club.