Saturday December 7, 2019

Inside the money machine

The financial power of the Premier League is set to get even bigger, thanks to a new TV rights deal and regulations which have put the clubs on a better business footing.

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Christian Benteke cost Liverpool £32 million Picture: Getty.

Each year, chartered accountant company BDO carries out a survey of football finance directors across the clubs in England and Scotland to gauge the financial wellbeing of the game at club level.

The results of the 2015 survey have just been published, and while this shows 87 per cent of clubs believing their financial position to be healthy, only 40 per cent of clubs expect to make a profit before player trading and amortisation over the coming year.

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