A Tottenham signing. In January. Before deadline day. An under-21 full international player, even. Pardon me for a moment while I dislodge this tongue I just accidentally swallowed. Though he had already agreed to a pre-contract deal for summer arrival at White Hart Lane, the sight of Lewis Holtby holding up a shirt with Villas-Boas […]

Thus far, 2013 has been a whirlwind. As with most years, there’s been the expected absurdity that accompanies the holiday season to keep me busy: the annual cornucopia of fixtures, plus the ensuing avalanche of (faux-)headlines that is the January transfer window. But, unlike previous years, things have been especially crazy around the imaginary WSOTP […]