The details behind Liverpool’s proposal to swap goal-shy striker Andy Carroll for Manchester City’s work-shy Carlos Tevez were revealed today.
In a meeting between the clubs, which took place behind the bike sheds, between double maths and home economics, Kenny Dalglish put the deal to City boss Roberto Mancini.
Mancini was overheard saying : “A Tevez is worth a foil sticker at least, and anyway we don’t NEED Carroll, we need the right hand side of the Norwich team or the Newcastle badge.”
Dalglish is now stuck with 7 Carrolls, and 4 Jordan Hendersons, which he hastily swapped last year, in exchange for Javier Mascherano and the West Brom manager Roy Hodgson. He is considering moving into the marbles market.
Meanwhile, in real football news, Mark Hughes is lining up a bid to bring Michael Ballack to QPR.
The German midfielder is entitled to sign for the Queen’s Park club as he is 8th in line to the throne.
He is also entitled to eat swans and look down on David Cameron with haughty distain.
And finally, Ballack’s old club Chelsea are set to sign Nottingham Forest’s 18 year old striker Patrick Bamford – who has only played 12 minutes of first team football.
It is thought Bamford’s vast experience and knowledge will help Fernando Torres settle into the side.
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