Cash flow analysis: Spending spree puts pressure on Wolves to raise capital

21 February 2020

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Photo: PA Images/EMPICS Sport Diogo Jota, who here scores his side's fourth goal and his hattrick in the Europa League game against Espanyol Thursday, is one of the players Wolves acquired during the financial year 2018/19.

Two consecutive years of player purchases around £100 million has put significant pressure on Wolves to raise capital.

While club owner Fosun International has continuously injected cash into Wolves for the past three years, the club now seem to have been pushed into new methods of capital raising.

Mads Christian Fogt Jensen, analyst mj@offthepitch.com

Being a Premier League club means a share of the great financial wealth of the most popular league in the world. However, it also takes a lot of investment to remain competitive, something which Wolves have been experiencing in recent years.

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