Once more another Graham Carr signing, Florian Thauvin, rides off into the sunset.
This will mean another monetary loss for the club.
This is money a proper football scout could have recommended be spent on a decent player. Instead Graham Carr (to the left of Ashly in photo above) yet again came up with a player that was unsuitable for our needs.
No scout can pick up a successful buy on every occasion but this man fails time and time again.
He is too old (turns 72 in October), from a bygone football age and the worst thing is he has not got the decency to resign.
I am surprised Mike Ashley has not paid Carr’s contract up (given an eight year contract in 2012) because in the long-term this would be cost effective and a good business decision.
Bringing the right players in is vital, and always will be, but Carr has a while left on his contract and with him things could get even worse than it is now, with such a low percentage of successful buys.
There is so much wrong at the Toon and at all levels, Mike Ashley needs to sort it out, or bring in a football supremo to offer guidance.
The trouble is his choice of who to hire is highly suspect, so he would probably cock that appointment up too!
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