Wolves chairman frustrated with inflation of player valuations

22 November 2019

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Photo: Getty Images "We are always ready to invest," Wolverhampton's executive chairman, Jeff Shi (in the middle) said.

In an interview with the club, Wolves' chairman, Jeff Shi, said he is frustrated with the inflation of player valuations. 

But players are not commodities, he said, and the club are ready to invest in new players whenever it's necessary. 

Jesper Elkjær Jensen jej@offthepitch.com

In an interview published by the club, Wolverhampton's executive chairman, Jeff Shi, addressed the recent surge in player valuations.

Shi said that he is "a little bit frustrated about the market inflation" while addressing Wolverhampton's ability to strengthen the first-team squad.

"For example," he continued, "last winter, many players that have only been playing well for one, maybe two seasons were sold for more than £60, 70, 80 million.

"In the market, even some very young players, 18, 19 years old, are already very expensive."

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