Welcome to Charlton to our 2 new signings, Eoghan and Mandela. They both look like very useful additions and the reshaping of the squad is gaining momentum. I think the policy of bringing the best players from a lower level, in this case, Swindon & Rochdale is generally a better plan than bringing in players from the Championship, think Watson, Gunter, Arter even Famewo.
I don’t think the quality gap is as great as generally thought and this way we get players who are on the way up with a point to prove rather than those who think League 1 is a step down and a bit below their level of ability. I’m all for a tough centre half from Rochdale – lets all hope that he comes up against Lyle Taylor at some point and converts him into Row Z.
This whole narrative about our new style utilising ball playing players is a bit of a hoot. It makes you wonder what our previous professional footballers did with the ball. I certainly wouldn’t want to build a team of non ball playing footballers.