I have to hold my hands up, I feel as if I am in the kind of “Today’s Tales” scoring drought that only Jamie Vardy could relate to. I mean, it’s not my fault as Jose would say. I need the sodding game to do the work to give me something to write about. It was that quiet today I had to do a double take to see if it was international week or something, but no. Nothing. Or as we say out here in Spain, nada. Every felt someone was padding a column to hit a certain word count? Yep. That’s happening right here, right now.
Anyway. Claudio has been given the dreaded vote of confidence. That’ll please Kasper no end. It seems like the Leicester players might actually have to get themselves relegated to get their wish of a new manager. Claudio, on the other hand, has taken a leaf out of the David Moyes handbook and is claiming “there is no crisis!” Claudio, dear Claudio, I didn’t believe Moyes when he said it and I certainly do not believe you. There is a part of me that thinks getting relegated would make the whole “Leicester won the league” thing even more perfect. What a great end to the story, disappearing from whence they came. The Championship. There is something in that for you Hollywood, don’t go throwing those scripts away just yet.
Southampton are about to announce the signing of Martin Caceres on a free transfer as he has been a free agent since leaving Juventus. That strikes me as a remarkably sensible piece of business by the Saints. It also begs the question as to why West Ham just didn’t go and get him themselves and save £8m in the process. Oh, because they are West Ham. I understand now.
In other news, some ex-Arsenal players think Arsene Wenger should be sacked, others think he should stay and some players should be moved on. Yes, that’s what the newspapers have been peddling as news in the last twenty four hours.
At least I made an effort, hey?