The majority of the players that have been on the pitch week in week out just aren’t performing or aren’t up to the job. I think it has a lot to do with them being to lightweight and not up for a scrap. These are the players we are yet to see much of, but I feel they can all make a difference to us.
Alan Hutton – I rate Hutton as one of the best full backs in the country. He’s solid defensively, good going forward and has a presence a lot of our other players are lacking. No he’s fit he can have a huge impact on the rest of our season. I’m looking forward to him lining up against Bolton.
Fraizer Campbell – Get him playing now. I wasn’t impressed with us signing this kid on loan but if his goals keep us in the premiership I’ll be over the moon. Bent is grafting as hard as he can for the cause but there is only so much he can do with no support and decent supply from midfield. Pavlyuchenko looks like he doesn’t know what day of the week it is and probably more worried about keeping away from the dark skinned people he’s been warned about, not much use if one of them is your strike partner. Campbell is lively and he will get goals, give him a chance.
Giovani Dos Santos – What is the deal here? He looked quality in pre season but he’s hardly been given a chance once the season proper got underway. He may be a bit of a luxury player and not great when we are on the back foot but neither are our other midfielders. He deserves a couple of games to see what he can add.
Jamie O’Hara – He might not be the most talented football at the club but he work his socks off for 90mins and that is exactly what we need in our current predicament. I like Zokora as a person but the difference is O’Hara always has a goal in him, Zokora doesn’t.
John Bostock – Another player I expected to get the odd game but hasn’t been involved at all. I know he’s young and physically not the best but his talent is undeniable. At least bring him off the bench sometimes. He has the pace and skill to turn games in our favour and is the last thing opposition defenders want to see late in the game.