Glenn doesn't half like a tease; sometimes you wonder whether he can't help but throw a little tit-bit into the ring for the boys to chew on.
And so it was with this 'ace up his sleeve' remark on Sunday afternoon.
Slapped in the middle of his conversation about Sibi's latest ailment, you couldn't help but think he was talking about a like-for-like replacement.
That Lita's third month wasn't the thought that was crossing his mind; that ace was already all-but already laid on the table.
There was something else afoot. A big 'un hoving into view.
Natch, old Ferret goes a-digging.
And if old Crofty is top of many a Christmas card list this Yule, perhaps you might like to slip a Mikael Antonsson onto your list.
Never heard of him? No, me neither.
Not until you poke around the nether regions of UEFA Cup qualifying Group G and find out who scored Copenhagen's 85th minute leveller last Thursday night. One M Antonsson. A header.
A header that put visitors Rosenborg out of the UEFA Cup after a certain Steffen Iversen had put them in charge of that away trip with the game's opening goal.
With Trondheim's favourite son out of Europe and Norway's regular league season having finished ahead of the mid-winter break, the 32-year-old looks set to be kicking his heels for the next couple of months.
And all with that English wife who is keen for a return to the UK; and the director of football – Erik Hoftun – who was busily insisting this summer that Rosenborg would never part with their star striker for as long as they were in the UEFA Cup…