I understand a potential transfer fee doesn't mean much to you, but surely you appreciate that it does to the likes of Thelwell
What I appreciate is when a GM improves the team. I don't mind that he makes a few bucks off a loan, but ultimately I want Metro to get better. And I do think losing Stroud instead of exposing Jorgey makes us worse. Stroud brought play making abilities that only Kaku has on the team. Valot and Rza failed when they played the 10 spot, and Stroud actually helped create chances and possess the ball. I also would make an argument that none of the players Thelwell brought so far are much better than Stroud, if at all. Perhaps Yearwood will be as he is still young, but Stroud actually stepped up in play-offs in limited time while Yearwood didn't.