The tagline in the Sunday People this morning reads:
BLACKBURN ROVERS boss Sam Allardyce is ready to make a record-breaking £7million move for Wigan’s Charles N’Zogbia.
Now the quiz begins. Given that £8million is the record fee paid by Blackburn for Andy Cole (and Kevin Davies and Barry Ferguson were £7.5million), and Wigan received £16million for Luis Valencia, what exactly is this record?
OTP thought for a while and had concluded that it was probably the highest fee paid for a sulky French attacking player moving between two Premier League clubs in a January. But then we realised that Nicolas Anelka had this one tied up.
So feel free to make your suggestions as to the exact reason why N’Zogbia is a “record breaker”.