Call Me 'Old Fashioned' But ....

Last updated : 16 November 2005 By Footy Mad - Editor

He went down like a bag of spuds three times when hardly touched and rolled around as though he'd been shot by a sniper from the Milburn Stand. And when the injury happened there were groans of "not again ... why doesn't he just try and play football?"

So news that our £9.5m summer signing won't be ready for Stamford Bridge (when it was thought he would be ready for action three weeks ago) is hardly a surprise.

Souness: "Albert is still a week away. There hasn't been a setback of any kind. It has just taken a week longer than we thought it would."

The Spaniard will now have to wait until the trip to Everton on 27 November to make his comeback. The 'New Marcelino'? I wonder.