Well... You have got hope in your heart! I'll get my coat...
Yup, but there is something else here, I don't always have a good feeling when we sign a new player. I had big doubts when we signed Aquilani for instance, given his injury, and was speachless when we signed Carroll for 35m. I had a bad feeling when I heard that Downing was linked with the club, and shellshocked when reading that the club had shelled out 20m for him. I nevertheless supported the lads, but it turned out that I was right unfortunately.
On the other hand, I had a good feeling when Xabi came in, when we signed Masch, Agger, Reina, who are still a big part of this club, or play now in world-class teams.
Recently, I can only remember one occurence where my feeling let me down, and that was the loan move for Sahin. I was sure that he would make a big mark, but that wasn't the case, whatever the reasons. I also had a quite positive vibe when we signed Assaidi, so take this with a large pinch of salt, but still, the moves I had a positive vibe for (Coutinho for instance) generally prove to be successes. Hopefully this will be another one, fingers crossed!
I think this is a rubbish signing that shows our club's small-time mentality. Clearly a terrible player, he doesn't even have one Premier League or European goal. For a forward, that's rubbish. He hasn't performed. Brendan out.
Worse, he didn't even try to score one. Shame on him.