I think it was a risk worth taking. In a world cup year a 26yr old Brazilian would surely be motivated to perform. Inevitable not all transfers tear it up and I think he has been unlucky that our first 11 has played at an unbelievable level therefore limiting his chances. For me I still can't decide if he's any good. He seems to be a bit negative which maybe a lack of confidence from not playing - chicken and egg thingy. I suspect that he will move on if he remains a squad player - given his track record and age we should get a reasonable return - 15m plus.Who knows, he may have a role to play in the second half of the season. One things for certain, It will be very interesting to see how we accommodate Laporte, Stones and Otamendi when Mendy returns as well as Kyle - Pep will have plenty of options and it's very exciting seeing the average age of our team reduce so much in such a short space of time, we should be set for the next 5 years.