Episode 2730: Hypercommodification, Evan v Erling
On Saturday evening, Evan Ferguson became the first 18 year old to score a hat trick in 25 years. This is an incredible sporting achievement, so why does it seem like everyone’s first instinct now is to start babbling about money? It actually wasn’t always this way..
After Arsenal’s late surge to victory against Manchester United we discuss Mikel Arteta’s new folksy wisdom-based communication style, and wonder how Jadon Sancho thought it was a good idea to post that message disputing his coach’s account of why he didn’t make yesterday’s squad.
Andrew Mangan and Lars Sivertsen join us to talk about the weekend’s football. Four games into his Arsenal Premier League career, how happy are Arsenal fans with Declan Rice? Are there worrying indications that Erik Ten Hag might be about to jump over the fence (baby)? And, when you get right down to it, is Evan Ferguson better than Erling Haaland?
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