According to pretty much everywhere, Leeds have sold captain Ross McCormack to Fulham for £11 million.
The Scot was an absolute inspiration last season, and his 29 goals were the only highlight of a miserable season. A talisman for the club, his passion, skill and goals were possibly the only thing that stopped us been relegated, and for that, we should be ever thankful to him.
However, £11 million is ridiculous-completely and utterly ridiculous. This puts him in the same bracket of these players-transferred in the last year or so.. Mignolet, Erikson, Tevez, Bony, and twice as much as Downing, Long, Hooper and Huddlestone.
I'm staggered at the fee-And have gone from not wanting him to leave at all, to fuelling my car and happy to do the driving and help him unpack.
Credit where it's due to Cellino-that is a hell of a fee-realistically I think most of us would have expected half of that at most. Time will tell whether it will be reinvested, because without McCormack and no replacement, we would have an almighty struggle to stay in the division-reinvested in the right players could give us a real chance...