More great news from the nation’s favourite char.
Jonathan Barnett, the most charming and fragrant of football agents is making discreet overtures toward a select few Premier League sides.
There appears to be some turbulence in the Real Madrid camp at the moment and Gareth Bale could look to leap before he is pushed. One tale doing the rounds in Spain has the Welshman confiding in Luka Modric that he is looking to make a move.
What Gladys knows for certain is at this stage is that Tottenham aren’t one of the clubs that have been approached. The list of those who have is short. It’s Manchester United and one other.
Things change of course. Nevermore so than in football. That said, it would be nice to believe that there was something approaching a rabbit in the hat. Something with a better feel-good factor than Ross Barkley who appears to her the dream signing of approximately no-one.
While the rest of the league goes about its business, we’re desperately trying to decipher some sense from the conflicting messages that have seeped out of the club over the past few weeks.
Will Spurs benefit from holding fire until the death of the window? It’s a struggle to see any obvious benefits. Players that can move will have already done so and like any party at the close, all that will be left are dirty glasses and full ashtrays.