Mike’s back after all the excitement and is as overjoyed as any of us with what’s going on at our club.
He’s thrilled with the new signings but reckons Armolenko could be a bit of a Scrabble nightmare and adds that but for the fact “it’s not” Fabian Balbuena would at one time have been seen as a Sully South American special.
And this says Mike – a fierce critic of the board last season – is what happens when you get professional people in doing professional things! Correct.
He has one plea to make with the arrival of Felipe Anderson and it is simply: “Don’t be the new Matt Jarvis.”
Mike has followed Manuel Pellegrini’s career with interest and over at the Tactics Centre – explains precisely how he expects the team to line up formation wise this season.
Centrally, Pellegrini’s plan is that if you are attacking the other team can’t – sounds like the West Ham Way is on it’s way back!
Sit back and enjoy Mr Manera at his best!