Did they need to? At the time, English clubs were dominating European competition. We had three of the four semi finalists one year I think, and routinely had a club in the semis. And the likes of Boro and Bolton doing well in the UEFA Cup. Madrid were still obviously a huge pull but Iíd be surprised if they didnít try and sign the likes of Cole, Lampard, Gerrard.
I was heading for the 1992 Olympics for Judo before injury.