Agree with all of this apart from CM ; really think we need to bolster this area, otherwise we are in danger of overworking Archie and Tim. We've released Atangana and Rowe and Kyle Taylor is out for the season. This only leaves Harry Kite as cover. A couple of injuries and we would be struggling.
Pressure? I'm sure he faced pressure losing his Father at a very young age. He now wants to become a premiership & no doubt international football; that's arguably pressure. By comparison, playing for City, in Lge 1, where the entire crowd will be nothing but supportive, should be a piece of cake.
My initial thoughts are: if they aren't good enough for them, they aren't good enough for us. But then I remembered that Cheick apparently wasn't good enough for Stevenage, albeit at a younger age.
So, still pretty unlikely but you never know.
Again, No i'm afraid. Lammie was just something else & was bought by Leicester in the top flight....for all of £8k I believe... I don't see too many Premiership scouts watching Jevani just yet.
& you're right about Dawson over Miller too. & let's not forget Big Kev was also Cornish!
4 to 5 coming in sounds about right, with 2 or 3 graduating from the Academy & about 7 or 8 leaving.
I don't think the quote about our budget not changing is quite accurate; I think this is more an, understandable, attempt to moderate expectations. As I understand it Lge 1 clubs receive the...