No mention of stadium sale as Aston Villa record massive loss for last year

28 February 2020

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Photo: PA Images The club did not mention the controversial stadium sale-and-leaseback agreement they entered into with their owners, Wes Edens and Nassef Sawiris - a manoeuvre heavily criticised by competitors.

The club lost £68.9 million in the 2018/19 season, according to a statement made by Villa regarding their financial results for last year.

Villa did not mention the controversial Villa Park sale-and-leaseback agreement made with the club's owners.

However, following a review by the EFL, Villa confirmed they were compliant with the EFL's Profitability and Sustainability rules.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Aston Villa lost a whopping £68.9 million last season due to exceptional promotion-related costs, including a payment to their former owner, according to a statement made by the club regarding their financial results for last year.

The club did not mention the controversial stadium sale-and-leaseback agreement they entered into with their owners, Wes Edens and Nassef Sawiris - a manoeuvre heavily criticised by competitors. 

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