Financial report: Southampton reveal £34 million loss due to lack of player sales

13 March 2020

Southampton
Photo: PA Images Southampton have not published their full financial report, but the statement also noted that their combined matchday and commercial income rose by £1.3 million.

The £34 million loss after taxes in 2018/19 follows a profit of £29 million the year before, the club noted in a statement on their financial results.

Turnover fell as a result of fewer televised matches.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Southampton lost £34 million last season due to not having made any significant player sales, the club revealed in a statement on their financial results for 2018/19.

The loss after taxes follows a profit of £29 million the year before, a profit largely derived from the £75 million sale of Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool.

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