I have been thinking about age. Not mine –  the team, and in particular, the defence.
It seems that, at last, we have found a central defence which works – Koscatis or Sokrielny. 63 (almost 64)  years between them. In other words a short shelf life, or is it?
If a CB loses his pace and agility is it so important? BFG was magnificent at 32 and crap at 34 when he retired but then he never had pace or agility. But what of Sol or Kolo or Keown?

We can survive with these two whilst the young Guns of Holding, Mavro and Chambers come up to speeds
I will not write of the younger Mustafi as my fervent wish is that we get shot ASAP.
So the age demographic at CB appears to function but what of the FB’s. It is here that we need major surgery. On the right we have the wonderful, but ...

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