By Chris Wright
read somewhere understands that, after surgically removing Damien Comolli from their staff yesterday for fluffing all their dollars on snakeoil and unicorn teeth, Liverpool owners FSG are eyeing up none other than Johan Cruyff (who, it says here, used to be a footballer of some distinction but is perhaps better known as the man from the asteroid ) to step into the breach at Anfield.
Indeed, several of this morning’s newspapers also think that Cruyff and Liverpool are sitting in a tree, N-E-G-O-T-I-A-T-I-N-G.
‘Director of football’ just conjures visions of a man – Cruyff in this instance – sat alone in an office at the very top of a spiral staircase, his breath visible in the cold, dank air as he searches Football Manager for ‘players between 18-23 with a potential rating between 15-20’ then forlornly starts to type out emails to agents.
Anywho, Cruyff has resigned from a supervisory role on the Ajax board after an prolonged period of legal wrangling with