Well, I imagine we could've tried going into the African Nations Cup. I'm not sure if he would've qualified for a work permit before the tournament. In the summer, Manchester United and Juventus desperately need midfielders to replace ageing or absent stalwarts. Those two clubs could easily make him their premier target at 10 - 13 million pounds. I imagine Chelsea would want to frustrate Manchester with a 15 - 20 million pound bid. Personally, if we think that Walcott is worth 8 figures, then Yaya should be there as well given that he's closer to the finished article.