at least he'll have a year of bedding in before he's outright no 1.
if he's rubbish, it's fine to call him rubbish though. 'he's-so-young-get-behind-the-lad' gang can go on somewhere
this argument for example is kind of proving the point of people concerned about this deal. the goalies he's mentioned weren't being bought up early in their careers by top clubs for 24m pounds. clubs that spent alot on young keepers in England have had to wait a while for them to come good. de gea, pickford and kepa come to mind. we've potentially solved a headache of replacing leno next summer, but time will tell if this was a worthwhile use of resources in this window of all windows when we have a dodgy midfield and can't finish chances worth a lick