“When this happens, the conclusions about his fitness levels are clear.
“Would a player with the ability of Augustin arrive to our club if he wasn’t in the situation that he’s in now?
“A player of his level, with his skills, if he’s playing he could cost £30m or £40m.
“If he arrived here without us paying that money, it’s because he has to resolve a problem – that he wasn’t playing. His fitness performance is very important.”