Has the transfer market become self-aware?
“Year on year, the market gets more and more complex, as the entities that make up the market multiply exponentially: players, agents, more agents, advisors, money-men, managers, scouts, directors of football, other players, and on and on. What I’ve found — what that pattern shows — is that the market has become so complex, and so intricate, that it has become self-aware. It’s sentient. It’s doing this all by itself.”