What was the point in Leeds United signing Ouasim Bouy in the summer?
The 24-year-old penned a four-year deal with Leeds, was sent out on loan to Cutural Leonesa, made four appearances in all competitions and then returned to Elland Road in January but has not even come close to breaking into the Whites’ matchday squad since.
Victor Orta has had his flops since being appointed director of football, but surely Bouy must take the biscuit.
Once tipped for greatness and compared to Mark van Bommel by super-agent Mino Raiola, Bouy has had far more loan spells that he has even had appearances at his parent clubs.
At Juventus, the Moroccan played just once in the senior side while at Leeds he is yet to even get on the bench.
Thomas Christiansen said in January that he was planning to loan Bouy out again, but nothing came of that and the defensive midfielder is now just rotting away in the reserves, picking up his pay cheque every week.
It’s pretty simple what Leeds must do with Bouy in the summer when the transfer window re-opens.
It’s hardly his fault, but the midfielder has to be binned and go down as perhaps the most pointless signing that the West Yorkshire club has ever made.
Was it just to have someone they could send on loan to Cultural Leonesa? And was Yosuke Ideguchi snapped up with the same aim?
Andrea Radrizzani wants to emulate Wolves’ relationship with Jorge Mendes with another super-agent.
He may as well scratch Bouy’s representative Raiola off that list though.
The 50-year-old Italian could sell a glass of water to a drowning man if he could get Leeds to sign Bouy.
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