Twitter has produced some of the most absurd transfer gossip ever down the years but none more ridiculous than a story that was doing the rounds yesterday.
I was on my way to the kazi – precisely the right place – when the phone rang and I was told; “You won’t believe this (got that bit right) “but the rumour is that Ashley Young is on his way to West Ham.”
Ashley Young – West Ham? Presumably that came from a source close to a Watford fan who watches Man United on the box and whose father once had a drink with a friend of old Ash who is a Villa supporter!
When it was suggested that we might be ok for wingers now the story took on an even more bizarre twist – he was seen as cover at left back for Aaron Cresswell.
Just in case anyone was suckered by the latest piece of Twitter nonsense, it’s not true.
No sillier than the Tevez story and this one actually has legs,
Lordy, Lordy what next