When rumor broke of Hamburg's interest in the Croatian striker, I was willing to let him go. But his preseason has been pretty solid, and hopefully the American former Evertonian is spot on about Jela's return to form.
The 35 year old Frenchman had moved between Sunderland, Tottenham, and Lazio since 2012.
Elstone simply confirms that fans will get to help choose the crest before the start of the 2014-15 season, rather than surprising us with one that no one actually likes.
An excellent article from the Daily Mail on the implications of the potential transfers of Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini. Obviously both players would be tough to replace on the pitch, but losing two faces of the club so early in Roberto Martinez's tenure could be just as painful.