The players he took on couldn't even manage to take a point from the bottom of the table side. On the understanding that Mr P. wants him to sell before he buys, he's not going to be able to buy the "finished article". He's going to have to go for more "developers". On recent performances it's going to take some pushing to clear the passengers out. Melton has an impossible job cleaning out the hutch and trying to keep in the top half. The bookies had it right in October when they lengthened the odds on promotion.