With the end of the Premier League season in sight for punters in the Football Transfer Tavern, we are still no closer to finding out the destination of the title with Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea all still firmly in with a shout of lifting the domestic crown.
Similarly at the wrong end of the table, some Sunderland supporters conceded that they look like they are down after going down 5-1 at Tottenham last night while Norwich City sacked Chris Hughton recently, placing Neil Adams in charge with a tricky run-in leading many to write off the Canaries’ survival chances also.
For clubs stuck slap bang in the middle of the table however, such as Stoke City and Newcastle United, some are looking forward to next season already and the summer transfer window, hoping to bring in some fresh blood to help a charge for the European places next season.
One in-the-know punter rocked up at the bar this afternoon with a printout of a list of players representing those who will be available on a free transfer at the end of the current season.
With high profile names such as Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna and Chelsea’s Ashley Cole featuring, with no contract extension in sight as yet, just who would you take at your club from this 83-man list?