By Mike Courtney
Just before switching off the TV last night I was watching Sky Sports News for any last minute updates on RVP's transfer or any other major stories when I spotted something about Leeds signing West Ham Striker out of the corner of my eye.
I didn't catch it all so I had to rewind in hope that we had finally got our marquee signing Nicky Maynard. I dared to dream but the dream was quashed. It looks like the only Maynards we can afford at this stage are the Wine Gums. Our marquee signing is to be none other than 33 yr old Journey Man and not so prolific scorer Freddie Piquionne (15 goals in 96 appearances in English football).
This definitely was not the signing all us Leeds Fans were hoping for, haven't we already got the aging non prolific Andy Gray and El Hadji Diouf to fill that role? So why another journey man, if the Sky story is to be believed (I haven't seen it confirmed or reported on any other Forums)? Well its the age old problem now isn't it, no money no marquee signings.
Now I'm all for giving guys a chance to prove themselves in a Leeds Shirt and have a "I won't knock it 'til I try it" mentality, so yeah if Warnock thinks he's worth a punt and can get the odd goal here and there that might get us a point or 3 late on in games then I'll be cheering as loud as the next guy. Who needs RVP when we've got Freddie P!!!!
Until then I live in hope of that special signing that will propel us to promotion while enjoying my Maynard's, not the Nicky variety, I'm quite partial to the red ones.
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