A date for the diary of any Tottenham obsessive, the popular football video game FIFA 14 returns again for another season. FIFA games have forged lasting friendships and ruined relationships in equal measure down the years and the next instalment is sure to be no different.
Every year is greeted with the same degree of anticipation. Will that star striker finally break into the 80s? Will Mexican side UNAM finally become the 4 star team they deserve to be? Can EA remedy the atrocious passing and first touch that makes the likes of Messi appear to be a Sunday league footballer?
By taking Levy’s consistent generosity as a given, the £22million budget allows for some manoeuvrability in the market. Anticipating how players’ ratings are likely to change allows for a compilation of a first XI capable of taking the Premier League by storm.