You would think that he would be busting a gut to prove himself rather than having a jolly...... all be it a well paid jolly.
Agreed, unless he’s simply a coach and somebody else is doing the buying and selling, although he could do with getting to know his new surroundings. This could turn out to be either a shrewd move or a total disaster.
It's so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and then don't say it.