Well hello Dolly.
The Daily Star is jackanape central, eh? Jermaine J**** being lined up to replace Joseph Barton at Queens Park Rangers. And to get suspicious readers into the zone, they’ve even run the piece accompanied by a snap of the Tottingham dynamo sporting a moustache.
In next week’s Daily Star, Des O’Connor to replace Slur Alex.
“I’ve said repeatedly that Tottenham are my first choice, but the talks haven’t progressed,” said centre-back Vertonghen, 25.
“They have shown me around, I have met all their key people and their chairman came to meet me on Monday. But Arsenal want me too.
They remain a possibility if my Spurs move falls through, as Ajax are asking €15m for me.”
Ordinarily this sort of whoring gets right up my hooter. But whilst €15m is probably more than the value of everything I own, relatively it’s chicken feed.
After watching Gary Cahill take about a fortnight to look like he had been playing for the Blue Racists forever, it would be seriously unfunny to watch another vital addition end up in enemy hands.