Well Tis made that point in the article, and luckily enough because most 'papers just copy and paste articles nowadays, it's repeated in practically every follow-up article. Certainly helps us getting the news out first rather than Chelsea.At least this will raise the profile of our academy even higher and should help us compete to attract more talented youngsters.
OK Dave. Seems everyone on here is really concerned about the money we might lose. Seeing as he was never our player, just sit back and see what unfolds. Anything is a bonus, and some of his performances early doors last season when we were struggling were already a gift.It is my understanding that a substantial fee is being negotiated. Millions of pounds will be exchanged - the club will certainly profit substantially.
Could be. ...If correct, it should help put the price up for Ollie Watkins, too. The buyer will know we're not desperate for the moneyWho knows? Maybe a condition of him signing was that the compo had to start at a certain level or he would go elsewhere?