OUT :- Jenas Townsend (Loan) Gomez (Loan) Cudicini Falque (Loan) Smith (Loan) ...others (loan)
You could read anything into this. The perm outs are innocuous - maybe they may have played in the CC, but we're out of that.
I'm slightly surprised that overall two keepers have gone though - and without Falque and Townsend doesn't that make us a bit light out wide (actual wingers) - unless AVB feels happy with Bentley and, who, Dempsey/Holtby/Glyphy as cover? No great shakes though.
Anyway, Ade is due back in a couple of weeks and then we get back to having two strikers available (and Dempsey). At the moment, I just don't then see how Holtby, as a VdV type player, works in a 4-4-2 type style - if AVB sticks with Daffy/Ade - so does his arrival mean that one of Daffy/Ade sits out? Or is Holtby then a central 'Dembele' - and where does that leave Dembele - I just seem to see that either the summer signings aren't trusted or we're just adding 'squad' players.