78. "Asking specific questions about how a player fits into a squad..." In response to In response to 75
...isn't a diss. It's information gathering. And now I have a better idea of what Villa are trying to accomplish, thanks to Magilla's thorough explanation.
And because I kinda like Villa, I hope it works out. They've been through some tough times recently, but who wouldn't like to see them make their way up to and around the European places?
Now, contrast that with...I don't know...Chelsea, who are one of those clubs that are so rich that they just buy whoever they want without regard to wage bill or whether a player is exactly right for the future of the squad. They can just throw money around, bring in whoever, and if he doesn't work out? So what? Plenty of room for expensive mistakes. Just loan him out and try again. Football Manager on easy mode. A child could run a club like that.