So Hines has joined Burnley, swapping one Claret and Blue kit for another. He looked briefly as if he was a future star in the making with that stunning goal against Villa but, subsequently, injuries, attitude and ego have limited Zavon's progress. He will be remembered by some for that goal against Villa, by others for the war with Millwall but, my abiding memory will be the way he lost possession at Wigan, opening the door for our collapse and tumble through the relegation trap door.
Will he come good at Burnley? I doubt it. The game has changed and to succeed as a diminutive player now, you have to be very special indeed. Hines isn't that special.
My bet is that he will end up plying his trade in the lower reaches of the game - and that includes non league football. If Doctor Evil had seen anything exciting in the lad, he would have secured him a contract. He didn't.
So, for me, it is good riddance Zavon. Burnley are welcome to him.