The Man City transfer wish list, and a new face for 2011!
Lucky Man City – yesterday it was confirmed that, in Mario Balotelli, they have the second greatest player on the planet. Confirmation came from Balotelli himself. How kind of him to share the good news.
Here’s what else we have been taught about football this morning, thanks to all of the daily papers, from the barking right wingers at The Mail, to the olive-clothed Communists who whisper in huddles at The Guardian…
In news that could have taken place at absolutely any point since the turn of the current millennium, West Ham have been linked with Michael Owen. The only key difference between now and any time in the last ten years is that this time they might actually get him.
Across the way from Michael Owen’s house – past Phil Neville’s ironic bedsit, and over a stretch of farmland which looks normal enough but is actually brother Gary’s roof (he lives underground!) – you get to Man City, where Mancini has been busily writing crayon letters to Santa, requesting (in no particular order): The Incredible Hulk, Edin Dzeko, and Dani Alves. Much will depend of which side Father Christmas takes in the ongoing Carlos Tevez furore.
And, in new face for 2011 news, both Chelsea and Real Madrid have been eyeing up a young boy called Cristian Nazarit. Here he is scoring a whopper: