Heart Of Football

Changing the very fabric of a club takes more than big bucks

Even in football, revolutions take time.

Tonight's late game in the English Premier League features two clubs that have spent more millions this summer than Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City or Manchester United.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 16, 2018, with the headline 'Changing the very fabric of a club takes more than big bucks'. Print Edition | Subscribe