When a manager is sacked the media suggest the club will automatically be able to sign a new boss with some very simple steps.
Tony Attwood discusses below what the real costs are for a club like Arsenal to sign a manager who will make a difference.
As we know from historical data securing a new manager only delivers a significant improvement in the long run around 20% of the time – the odds are hardly in Arsenal’s favour.
Meanwhile the media are busy slamming Freddie Ljungberg for the enormous crime of not wearing a suit when he took charge of his first Arsenal game as manager in the 2-2 draw with Norwich – what is the world coming to?
Does anyone really think that appointing Brendan Rodgers or Carlo Ancelotti would be an inexpensive thing to do? Come on.