Newcastle to spend £10 million, Ancelotti offered every striker
Same old Geordies, taking Papiss...
Early turbulence is a necessary evil haunting all great plans. So cool heads are being maintained here at Spoiler HQ despite being winded within an hour of stating our wish for a Premier League club to sign Dimitar Berbatov by two transfer rumour equivalents of a cricket ball in the belly…
NEWCASTLE AGREE TO PAY £10 MILLION FOR CISSE
No, not Djibril, Newcastle fans will be gutted to hear, as Lazio are having too much fun trying to coax him out of a craptacular four-month goal drought.
Instead, it’s prolific Freiburg namesake Papiss who could be Tyneside bound. He is ahead of Toon icon Demba Ba in Senegal’s pecking order and has scored 31 Bundesliga goals since August 2010 for a side who aren’t much cop.
ANCELOTTI OFFERED A LIFETIME’S SUPPLY OF STRIKERS
Carlo Ancelotti always seemed such a likable fellow, but perhaps it was working for less popular bosses like Silvio Berlusconi and Roman Abramovich that enhanced his image.
The former Chelsea chief decided against holding out until the summer for the Tottenham job to engage in the “interesting project” that everyone cites as their reason for heading to PSG.
And we’re worried that the money is already changing our mate Carletto following this brag-athon: “Since I signed for PSG, I have received hundreds of calls from agents proposing their client: Falcao, Tevez, Torres, Berbatov, Pavlyuchenko, Cavani, Llorente. All want to come here: there is money, there is Paris, there is a good coach.”
TOTTENHAM HAVE SOME FUN AT LIVERPOOL’S EXPENSE
The idea has surfaced that just because Liverpool spent £69 million on Andy Carroll, Stewart Downing and Jordan Henderson, you can name any price you please when trying to sell to them. Honestly, people really are willing to smother the slightest piece of evidence…
Anyway, the latest team to test Liverpool’s willingness to spend 9/10 fees on 6/10 players are Spurs, whose apparent response to claims that the Reds were readying a £10 million bid for Jermain Defoe was to tell them to double it. It won’t work, will it?