Goals were what walked out of the door when Dickson Etuhu packed his bags for Sunderland.
That when City boss Peter Grant bemoaned the loss of his 6ft 3in powerhouse, that was the one thing that he could ill-afford to lose. Goals. Goals from midfield.
They are, you always sense, worth their weight in gold as far as any manager is concerned.
Which is why City old-boy Darel Russell has been attracting so much attention of late – goals. He hit seven last season …