In already a busy day by midday, I am having to shelve planned articles for tomorrow in favour of commenting on the news.
Sky Sports have just revealed that Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink who had been observing with the club as a a coach has in fact now signed on as First Team Coach.
A wonderfully experienced and successful striker he will be able to pass on a great deal to our strikers. I can't think of many better to act as an influence on young talent coming through too.
The Dutchman famously played for Chelsea and Leeds, as well as Middlesbrough, where we are now having a strong connection.
Seeing as he was only observing and now we have signed,can't help thinking he must have been effective. It is also good to see McClaren building up his back room team. All we need now there is an Assistant