https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/josh-maja-sale-bad-deal-15774115 from the recent SD Podcast: “What we should have done is turned around and said when he [Maja] starts playing – the boy was on less than £1,000 a week – you start earning more money but we get more years. “We might be in the same boat with Benji (Kimpioka), who is in the last year of his contract next season. “Doing it after the event, [getting into the first team] the price just goes through the roof. “If we want to extend their contract and they’re not currently in our first team, if they won’t commit to that [ a club option for more years] when they’re not in our first team, they won’t play for us. We’re taking a gamble on them. Are they taking a gamble on us? We’re Sunderland Football Club. “We can’t have this again. It’s absolutely ridiculous. Is this club option for more years good for the club, or will it send the youngsters packing?