Financial Report: Burnley's profitability falls on lack of player sales

7 April 2020

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Photo: PA Images Having recorded a large profit the season before, Burnley last season didn't manage to sell big, meaning their pre-tax profit fell by more than £40 million.

Having recorded a large profit the season before, Burnley last season didn't manage to sell big, meaning their pre-tax profit fell by more than £40 million.

The club's wage bill rose by £5 million as they increased their number of employees by a third.

Burnley expect to lose £50 million if the season doesn't finish but have said they will not be furloughing staff.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Burnley's pre-tax profit fell by £40.1 million to £5 million last season due to no significant player sales, but the club managed to keep their wage bill among the lowest in the league as they competed in their fourth consecutive season in the Premier League. 

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