Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid
- Jun 17, 2011
We might be coming to a time when clubs are realizing that average players with disastrous injury records just are not worth taking a punt on.Mad to think just 5 years ago Sturridge, Andy Carroll and Welbeck were all decent enough strikers who were regularly being called up by England. Sturridge just had his 20 goal Liverpool season and Welbeck was moving to Arsenal for 16m. Now all are on frees and can't get a club with just two weeks of the season to go.
Of course they could sign after window closes but surely with their injury records you'd want a solid pre season at your club rather than coming in afterwards? All the gym work/running on your own can't prepare you for intensity of premier league football.
I did think Welbeck would end up at Palace or West Ham, neither have much striker depth.
Welbeck and Sturridge are not worth a squad spot because its money down the toilet, you might as well just burn a pile of cash every week as give it to them.
The times of players being signed on to spend 3 years sat doing feck all on the physio bench might finally be coming to an end.
Unless its us, in which case its 5+1 and a wage increase for duffers like Jones.