Say this all the time, signing a young Scottish winger on a free transfer who had a one in two record at a mid table club is not baffling at all. It was a low risk punt that didn't work out, but he was absolutely worth the gamble.
It is when it’s a 4 year contract 4/5k a week, a couple hundred k (at a guess) signing on fee and is genuinely pish
If he was ever decent maybe
But he wasn’t