PB Week: The cost of footballers' wages is unsustainable


Revenues generated by football clubs may not be enough to afford huge wages on a long term basis

Over the last few weeks we have seen several high profile football clubs release trading statements suggesting that economic sense left football long ago writes Andrew Tjaardstra, editor, Professional Broking.

As Manchester City unveils Roberto Mancini's first signing, Patrick Vieira, for £130,000 a week, it is a good time to reflect on where football and its money-no-object approach is heading. Most football clubs simply do not make enough revenue to pay anything like these kind of wages. At

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