The Premiership transfer window is full of nonsense, but some nonsense is more interesting that the other nonsense. Hereâ€™s our thoughts on some of that more interesting nonsenseâ€¦ if you have any thoughts, pop em in the comments.
CaughtOffside Says: Mido is way down the Spurs pecking order, and has looked out of sorts when given the chance, but if he’s given regular football there’s little doubt he’d be a solid Premiership striker especially on a side that played to his strengths in the box.
CaughtOffside Says: Obviously that all depends on newly miserly Chelsea scraping together enough rubles for Ben Haim, but Gardner is pretty much the opposite of the Bolton spirit and style.
CaughtOffside Says: Fulham have been one of the busiest clubs this window, Smertin was Abramovich’s first “not-at-all-dodgy” signings and actually didn’t look bad. At 1M he’d be worth it.
CaughtOffside Says: Pardew and Charlton should bite their hands off before they realise they’ve asked for the wrong Bent.
CaughtOffside Says: Yes, because cousins of good footballers work out so well…
CaughtOffside Says: Good enough for Italian giants, not good enough for Glenn Roeder. But the lack of opportunities given to Rossi this season by Sir Alex has been a bit perplexing given how highly he seems to rate him. But if Darren Fletcher is anything to go by, Rossi will be at Old Trafford for a while whether he’s any good or not.
CaughtOffside: Wonder if he’ll get the Ronaldo treatment…
CaughtOffside Says: Neil Warnock is the latest boss to get Football Manager confused with real life. Eagles joins a large and hilarious crew of players who were highly rated United youngsters, but were actually crap.
CaughtOffside Says: Southgateâ€™s heard a rumour that if you sign 10 talented Hungarians you get a UEFA pro-license thrown in for free. Gera’s been linked to Tottenham amongst others in the past, and looked like a quality Premiership player when WBA were still in the top flight. At 2 million, we’d be surprised if no one else went in for The Man Named Zoltan.