Just because it's prevalent doesn't mean it's okay. There are rules about it for a reason.
For reference I'm not too concerned about losing BC. However, do we want Maddison on international duty if Rashford is going to be in his ear about a move to Utd?
Put into another dimension - all politicians use their expenses account to buy personal stuff, let's not get too moral about it. All companies circumnavigate tax laws leaving the public to pay more, let's not get too moral about it.
IF, and it is only if, but IF this November tapping up is true then it really shines a light on his performances this year. And in particular does beg the huge question if was his absence at the end of the year genuine or to safeguard a move he had planned for 8 months. If the latter then isn't our absence in the Top 4 resultant of 'tapping up' to some degree - we'd have been better with England's left back in the team.