If anyone is interested in an extremely well informed and realiable source for this kind of thing, and is a twitter user, I can suggest following
. Carlo is chief transfer news correspondant for La Gazzetta dello Sport, and as such knows everybody who is anybody in the shady world of the market in europe. He's also a bloody nice bloke, what what.
A lot (well, about 4) of the kids I coach in cricket are also in the Crewe Alex academy. According to what they told me at last night's game Powell signed at the end of last week. The news wasn't supposed to leak out until after the play-offs.
Powell is a "strange kid" by all accounts, a "stone-loner", he has no friends in or out of football.
Yes, but that's probably because the slightly-bonkers-fee season started early at Filbert St; Leicester signed
from Conference Champions, Fleetwood Town, last week for at least £1m. I can't think of any non-league player that's gone for anywhere near that fee previously.