The news that we've been waiting all summer for finally happened last night. Not the birth of Royal baby George, or Gareth Bale joining Madrid, but at 8.34pm in the 'Going Loco-local' supermarket on Holloway High St, under fire Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was spotted at the till wanting to pay for his french fries, cheese and baguettes by cheque.
Local man Michael Sobell said the cashier asked for cash or a credit card, but Wenger said the company credit card is being used to fund a deal for Luis Suarez and have gone over the limit, and he doesn't carry cash as he lives in a dangerous part of North London and he is worried about being mugged.
Top analyst Ian Wright, forever in demand as a pundit on Absolute Radio, BBC 606, Sunsport Online and ITV1 told the spoof "It's well known in the football industry that Wenger is slow to put his hand in his pocket and splash the cash, but no-one seems to have told him that accepting cheques in supermarkets has been phased out over a year ago".
In the end, the mercurial Frenchman borrowed a tenner off assistant Steve Bould, and claimed he did not see the 'no cheques' sign.
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