I've not given up on him either, just don't think his head is fully screwed on in terms of football. I shouldn't judge a book by its cover but from his appearance and social media he seems more interested in living the sweet life and chilling out. Think in his signing interview he said something along the lines of how Saturday matters and the week of training isn't that important. Not sure that is the right attitude for our current club philosophy.
I think you're right though, he's been trying too hard to be the match winner. He could've scored today but instead passed it and didn't quite