La Liga Loca is planning a film of the last five months of Carles PuyolÃ¢ÂÂs life. To do so, we will need a bit of money from FourFourTwoÃ¢ÂÂs coffers, a lease on Brian MayÃ¢ÂÂs hair and Bruce Willis under strict instructions to play the sort of beaten up, down-on-his-luck, tough cookie, Last Boy Scout character the American dined out on in the 90s after such a promising comic start with Moonlighting.
Futurology is a difficult business. As anyone who's followed FourFourTwo since 1994 will know, some of our Boy's A Bit Special predictions have turned out rather ordinary. But then, sometimes you just know when a player is on the cusp of greatness. And just as it's better to travel than to arrive, sometimes the excitement of anticipation is the best of all.
No, it's not the end of Roberto Mancini's reign, but the official announcement of a tie-up with popular cloth-floggers Hugo Boss. Cue a photo-opportunity that evidently doesn't, erm, suit every player as much as it does the urbane Mancini.