He could have waited and he would have had the pick of a few clubs in better positions, and likely been offered more money.
However, I have seen/heard several times of young players coming through the grades, or just crack the grade blowing their knee out in pre-season training. A few were never heard from again. That is the risk if you wait, being a rookie just starting out.
And Hindy what are you doing associating with Dogs fans? If you have the itch to sit with rival fans stick with us
He is a good mate but relax I served him some out of date food. Put him on the toilet for a short while.