Villa posts £32.5 million losses - but is there worse to come?

4 March 2019

Aston Villa report
Photo: Getty Images It is vital for the economy of Aston Villa that Kortney Hause and his teammates secures promotion to Premier League this season.

A very important cost is not included in the accounts that show a new big loss for Aston Villa.

Aston Villa recorded a loss of £32.5 million for the 2017-18 season - but the losses are likely to be bigger once group accounts for Recon Group UK are released.

The figures for the period show an operating loss of £32.5 million, compared to £81.3 million in the previous season.

Crucially however, the latest loss does not include player costs - player wages and player amortisation.

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