Arsenal to post first financial loss since 2002 

11 June 2019

Photo: Getty Images Sokratis and Lucas Torreira were together with Bernd Leno and Matteo Guendouzi the players Arsenal spent more than £70 million on in 2018/19. At the same time the 2018/19 accounts will show Lucas Perez as the only major departure, following his £4 million sale to West Ham.

Failure to qualify for the Champions League means Arsenal will post losses for the 2018/19 season - for the first time in 17 years.

Profits from player sales to fall by over £100 million in next set of accounts.

Alex Miller and Mads Jensen (Analyst)

Arsenal are set for a financial double blow next season - posting losses for the first time since 2002 and slipping behind Tottenham in the revenue league table.

The Gunners’ accounts for the 2018/19 season are set to produce a substantial loss for two main reasons - Arsenal played again in the Europa League rather than the more lucrative Champions League, plus the club saw a massive fall in player trading profit.

The results is expected to be released in the New Year.

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