Robert Koren is a most impressive acquisition for Hull City, both in terms of the player’s quality and the skill within the bowels of the KC in attracting him to a club of limited financial clout.
For the second Friday in a row, the two Pearsons have combined to bring a player of genuine creativity and sparkle into the squad. John Bostock was more of an unknown the previous week, but one gorgeous left-footed shot from distance later and he was hailed as a masterful piece of business. Koren, a much more established footballer who has a World Cup tournament to his name, knows this division well and should veritably ease into the Tigers’ groove.
The arrival of Bostock and now Koren also adds further credence to the notion that on a purely playing basis, Hull City can cope and progress without Jimmy Bullard’s considerable talents.
Yet as the transfer window nudges closer to its shutting point and the silence regarding Bullard’s future prolongs, it is now worth contemplating getting this fine footballer and divisive character back into the first team picture. Read more