La Liga has unique transfer tool that forces clubs to keep to their budgets
28 August 2019
La Liga's financial department forces clubs to keep to their budgets by reviewing all transfers in an app.
The clubs each have their own "squad cost limit," which is based on revenue, operating expenses and debt.
According to La Liga, the app differs from UEFA's Financial Fair Play by being proactive.
The transfer window is open across most of Europe and players are still swapping clubs left and right. All over the world, the cost of buying players has increased and the prices are often described as inflated. Clubs are struggling to put together competitive squads while still being financially responsible.
Just look at the clubs in the Championship who are trying to reach the Premier League through heavy spending. Derby, Aston Villa and Sheffield Wednesday all sold their stadiums last season to oblige the rules of Financial Fair Play (FFP).
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