Kartik Krishnaiyer for World Soccer Talk:
But nailing down a place and keeping form at a top club fighting on multiple fronts for trophies is a whole different ball of wax. With no summer training and preseason friendlies to blend into the squad, in addition to being away at the African Cup of Nations, this has all the makings of a panic move.
He’ll score for them and prove a good to great performer but they surely have overpaid if the price is close to £30 million. Krishnaiyer may be inflammatory in his article, but makes several good points.