than us getting relegated, Norwich going up as Champs, Sheff Utd going up, Leeds Derby or John Terry's Aston Villa going up, West Ham & Bournemouth staying up and looking pretty good, one of Liverpool or Spurs winning the European Cup and one of Chelsea or Arsenal winning the UEFA cup? We truly live in the darkest timeline.
Given the amount of money that swims around the game now surely, if the young players we build are any good, they will do a Charlie Brown or a Ben Knight? People will say, well we have lots of young players coming through now. Well, we just got relegated. So what does that say about those young players?
However many millions the Academy costs might we be better in investing that into a scouting network?