Moneyball

Clubs' future looking great

Global football is no longer just about sport. Money matters, and in a big way. In this fifth of an eight-part series, here's a look at the financial sustainability of European clubs and how financial fair play has changed the game.

As revenues for teams in the big European football leagues climb higher, transfer records and player wages continue to escalate.

But one question gets asked after every record-breaking transfer window: When will the bubble burst?

Please or to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM.

Enjoy unlimited access to ST's best work

  • Exclusive stories and features on multiple devices
  • In-depth analyses and opinion pieces
  • ePaper and award-winning multimedia content
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 10, 2018, with the headline 'Clubs' future looking great'. Print Edition | Subscribe