We have transfer news and not the most unexpected of all.
We welcome Karim El Ahmadi to Villa Park for a reported £2M.
I have to be honest and I have no idea who he is, how he will play and whether he is any good or not. Therefore I hope like Holman that shopping at the lower end of the market proves to be a big success. These are the type of signings many have called out for in the past few years.
The really good thing is that with low expectations I would hope we give him time and he can be a much bigger success than a failure. This is the usual youtube clip of him.
So this is the first one of the summer and I am expecting up to another 8 transfers (in and out) in the next couple of weeks. This will be a large revolution but a cheap one given the amount of work to be done. I would like to see a so called ‘big name’ come in but I just do not see it really.
There is simply too much work to do to revamp the squad and not enough cash to do it with higher priced signings. Kind of makes it different for us to get used to.