Quiz: Who said it - Sam Allardyce or Mike Bassett?
The former manager was caught in a newspaper investigation that claimed he offered advice on how to get around player transfer rules.
According to the Telegraph investigation, ‘Big Sam’ negotiated a deal with a reporter posing as a businessmen purporting to represent a Far East firm that was hoping to profit from the English Premier League’s multi-billion pound transfer market.
The scandal has provided news outlets with soundbites galore, which got us thinking – how does Sam Allardyce compare to Ricky Tomlinson’s no-nonsense, loud mouthed character Mike Bassett (of Mike Bassett: England Manager fame)?
We’ve compiled a list of quotes from the pair of them. See if you can guess who said what.