But he did jump ship in IMHO too shoddy a fashion (I know - “It was Real Madrid - who could blame him!?”)
I suspect though, that his new ‘vessel’ might well have just been holed below the waterline.
I’d read half of his book (borrowed from a mate and fellow blue) when he made his decision to leave.
I gave it back pretty soon after that - lost any real desire to read the second half…
‘Seasons change’ wrote Everton fan and Future Islands frontman Samuel T Herring ….
Maybe they’re changing again now for Professor Ancelotti…