Well I did say in the boots are laced article that I felt uneasy about feeling positive, and so it proved!
56 (-4) this week, and a small red (only 16k places) to 380k overall. That’s still pretty disgusting though and the last two weeks have been very disappointing, which many would say are down to my own errors. Last week it was the sale of Son as he returned 12, and this week it was Hazard that I sold, and he came in with 16.
I’ll accept the Son move was a little premature, but as I said last week, that wasn’t just a move for Lingard but also a movement of funds to allow for greater strength across the squad. As for Hazard, what can you do? Chelsea have been awful for weeks, and he’d only scored one goal (a pen) in the last 8 gameweeks. I feel pretty hard done by, but it’s classic Hazard, really. At least his replacement -Mahrez – scored to soften the blow.