From inside The Lane. Any bearing or resemblence to any persons living or dead is purely coincidental.
The response to the Cheatski tapping up of the Croat Cruyff was as per the Chairman’s message a mix of contempt and fury.
The appointment of Villa Boas has caused an impasse and it is nothing more than ‘hoped’ on our side that Chelsea will not come back with another offer.
A formal complaint in relation to Chelsea’s tactics in this matter will be submitted if the situation deteriorates – ie – the player comes out with any more come and get me pleas.
The plan is not to send out the wrong message and immediately up Modric’s wages. He has quite recently signed a lengthy contract agreeing to terms. However it has been mooted that come next January an increase should be organised based upon commitment then rather than out of fear now.