Certainly we will spend less without the CL, but our spending will probably be close to in line with the last couple of windows I imagine as we (unlike the gooners) aren't going to have a massive CL sized black hole in our budget. That was really my only point, that because we were smart when many stamped and hollered that we should blow all the CL money on players.“The picture in the financial results looked rosier, with total revenues up to £460.7m from £380.7m and profits still robust at £68.6m, even if that was down from the previous year’s bonanza of £113m. Sponsorship and corporate hospitality was up to £120.3m from £93.4m, helped by the move into the new stadium for the final five Premier League games of the period.”
“The overall figures were boosted by the club’s run to the 2019 Champions League final, which earned them £108.4m. In 2018, when they reached the last 16 of the competition, they made £62.2m. José Mourinho is under no illusions as to the importance of Champions League qualification.
There was also the line which said “subsequent to the year end, a further £184m has been spent on player registrations.” This relates purely to the transfer fees of the club’s six new additions since 1 July, with some of the figures understood to be higher than previously reported.”
So looks like we spent a decent percentage of the CL money on new players. Which let’s admit was required?
Or are you saying we could of just carried on without buying any new players? As to buy players is somehow related to boredom.
Thing is unlike you I see new players as a total necessity for a football club - and I don’t actually mind us spending within our means. I have never said otherwise. My post actually related to that fact.
We will spend less this summer. Guaranteed.
We've spent sensibly. Not paying €30M to rent a player was sensible. We'll probably spend sensibly going forward. We won't sign Coutinho, because doing so is not sensible with the way Barca are going about it.