Top 10 Transfer Window Stories: Zat Knight involved in drugs bust hours after signing for Villa, Anelka stays at Bolton, Man Utd want Defoe

Ollie Irish

30th, August 2007

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73510050.jpg There’s always a hint of ‘desperate boyfriend looking for a half-decent present at the 24-hour garage for his missus on Christmas Eve’ about Premier League managers at this time of the season. Panic sets in do I have a strong enough squad to survive the season, or until January at least? Here, according to papers and blogs, is the most interesting last-minute action, with hot links to the full stories:
1 Nicolas Anelka chooses to stays at Bolton, ending rumours that he might be off to Manchester (either the red or sky-blue half). F365
2 Jose Mourinho ‘begs’ former club Porto to sell him winger Ricardo Quaresma (pictured, left). Yeah, like Jose would ever beg. The Sun
3 Zat Knight signs for Villa from Fulham, is then busted in drugs raid at his mum’s house. Nice move Zat. Substances ‘believed to be crack cocaine and heroin’ were said to have been seized at the house in Erdington, Birmingham. ‘Hours later, talented 6ft 6in Zat was paraded by Premiership club Aston Villa as their new £3.5million signing,’ reported

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  1. Joe says:

    ‘Talented’ Zat Knight. That’s like calling Crouch ‘Tiny Pete’.