Even though he is arguably the best controller NA, teams would still hesitate to pay a massive buyout for him just bcz his past and the allegations that looms over him. Let's say ESIC comes out of nowhere with some damning information and now his team is in utter shit cz they can't sign someone outside of transfer window, they have to make do with their 6th man.
XSET has finally let their players pursue other teams as unrestricted FAs, why can't OpTic do the same? Imagine if marved has to sit this one out because of OpTic's greed! They got him for free, it's not like they have to make return on their investment.