Ledley King is a better option in the centre of England's midfield than Gareth Barry or Michael Carrick, while the 'unadaptable' Darren Bent should be spending the summer on the beach, according to Les Ferdinand.
Jose Mourinho may have booked a one-way ticket out of Italy along with all of his possessions - and if Inter lose to Bayern Munich on Saturday evening we will not see him back on these shores until Real Madrid play here again.
The coaches are sparring, BayernÃ¢ÂÂs Croatian striker, Ivica Olic stands accused of being a fancy dan Steve Claridge Ã¢ÂÂ a pub footballer who has miraculously scored seven goals in Europe this season Ã¢ÂÂ both finalists are on the brink of a historic treble and although Real Madrid donÃ¢ÂÂt feature in the final, they are trying to steal the limelight with some trademark wheeling and dealing. Yup, it can only be the UEFA Champions League final.
The England squad has been shrunk dramatically. As the picture below shows, the players are now barely larger than a match ticket. Even Peter Crouch only just peeps over the top of it, while Shaun Wright-Phillips is barely visible to the naked eye.