Leroy Sane to Munich for £380,000 a week !!!!

Redandwhitedust

Central Defender
This madness needs to stop mind.
I'm not exactly blaming the players for this because they're just taking what's on offer, or what they can get.....but, there has to be a cap on this nonsense.
Every season I think the bubble has to burst, but its just getting bigger and bigger.
At some point football is going to bankrupt itself. I cant understand how it can keep going like this
 

Jack Blue

Winger
This madness needs to stop mind.
I'm not exactly blaming the players for this because they're just taking what's on offer, or what they can get.....but, there has to be a cap on this nonsense.
The problem is if you cap wages all that’ll happen is clubs make monstrous amounts of money. Instead of players getting money shareholders would.

You’d need to cap commercial income. How do you do that? Cap what TV advertisers can charge? Cap how many shirts a club can sell? Cap what TV channels charge for subscriptions?

It’s difficult. The only way you can reorganise it is to franchise all the clubs and work it on the NFL model.
Every season I think the bubble has to burst, but its just getting bigger and bigger.
At some point football is going to bankrupt itself. I cant understand how it can keep going like this
I think it’ll keep growing.

Money is flowing in due to TV rights internationally. The more Indonesia, China, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Philippines et al develop the more they will demand football as families are lifted out of poverty and become consumers who TV advertisers need to target. They will demand football in exchange for watching such TV adverts and buying those commercial products!

More money and nothing to do with it. This is an industry that relies on 11 men. So no real growth in profitability as agents know that club turnover has risen so they get inflated fees for their clients.
 
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Dexter

Striker
People have been saying the bubble will burst for years and years. Sorry to disappoint you all but it’s not happening any time soon.

The only clubs suffering are those at the bottom, the top clubs get stronger and richer every day.
 

Nukehasslefan

Central Defender
Every season I think the bubble has to burst, but its just getting bigger and bigger.
At some point football is going to bankrupt itself. I cant understand how it can keep going like this
Basically something is going on much deeper than what we can see, I would think, for this to keep going as it is. It just doesn't make any sense.
 

Steesafc

Striker
Considering Everton paid £50m for Richarlison £44m for Leroy Sane is cheap. His wages are huge but hes not on what Messi or Ronaldo are.
 

Nukehasslefan

Central Defender
Considering Everton paid £50m for Richarlison £44m for Leroy Sane is cheap. His wages are huge but hes not on what Messi or Ronaldo are.
The thing is we've all been desensitised to the money issue.
We've got to the point where 1 million seems like pocket change to us and yet we get coaxed into paying higher and higher fees to supposedly watch more expensive players....not specifically (on the whole) better quality.
 

Nukehasslefan

Central Defender
Because the playing field gets more unbalanced throughout.
It becomes a class system and the paupers are not invited, unless to be used as cannon fodder and to be subservient to the elites.
It's sickening and is killing the game at grass roots level, plus taking the small amount of loyalty left in the game, away.


The dream of trophies for most players comes a pitiful second to the wages and bonuses from them, for the plastic elites.
 

jlaws

Midfield
There are 45 NBA players earning more than that, 24 MLB earning more than that, 10 NFL earning more than that....the difference with those sports is that there are not 100's of mediocre players earning top salaries, unlike in football. Sane is a top player and deserves it. Interesting that @Nukehasslefan calls it madness, as if #cans goes through Newcastle will need to pay players salaries at that level to convince them to move.
 

JXDD

Subs Bench
I don't get the people saying these sort of salaries 'need to stop'. Why do they need to stop? If the clubs can afford them (and they can), then what is the issue? This isn't a club bankrupting itself trying to get out of the championship by paying stupid salaries, it's one of the top five biggest clubs in the world. They can afford it and are paying the current market premium.
 

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