It was just the ‘top six’ wasn’t it, based on past and present status in the game.Eh, everything? This Super League group of clubs wasn't just determined on history or trophy cabinets but global appeal and finances I reckon.
esl brought this poster out of mothballs. for that reason alone, i don't think the european super league can be considered a failure.spurs were the laughing stock of two leagues at once. for that reason alone, i don’t think the european super league can be considered a failure.
I guess that depends on how much clubs are willing to pay for Kane and Son. The oil clubs still have big money, PSG could easily shell out a good amount for Kane so he can reunite with Pochettino. Same for City, Pep could have his very own Harry Kane team. City are great as is, add Kane to that team and it is next level stuff. I do not see him hanging around for the next managers 'project'.How big is their transfer & wage budget for the next couple of years?
The lesser spotted Glaston is known to frequent there.
Oh I remember Glaston.. he did used to post shit. Didn't he used to claim that Spurs is a bigger club than United.A poster by the name of Glaston Spur goes to India whenever Tottenham aren't doing well and immediately rushes back when they win a game to chat shit.
Yes I think we are - what is for certain is that Levy needs to get the next managerial appointment right otherwise we are in for maybe 3/4 years of rebuilding and if that happens I can't expect Kane to stick around. I don't think the Bale experience has had a proper chance and a change of manager who is willing to play him might turn it around - when he actually started in the last few months he has generally been very good for us but Jose just dumped him. It's clear the club are in a financial pickle right now but perhaps not as bad as the Spanish clubs.- Big stadium to pay for.
- No match day revenue.
- No NFL or planned events.
- No manager and having to pay out Jose.
- Potentially no top 4 with no European football.
- Massive investment needed in the squad.
- Son and Kane wobbling about staying on.
- Failed Bale experiment which had cost a fortune.
It seems Spurs really needed the ESL as much as any of the Spanish and Italian clubs, if not more.
Where do they go from here?
Has anyone heard the Jamie Redknapp voice message going around?
Says Spurs only had to pay Jose 3 or 4mil because of where they were in the table when they sacked him.
Would be interested in getting a link to this
Really? I thought it was more about the ‘top clubs’ in each league.That was literally the only point of the Super League: invite the most financially valuable clubs. Sporting achievement didn't matter one bit.
Check out the Deloitte Money League 2021. Spoiler alert: out of the top 14 clubs of the list, 11 were in the SL. The other three were Borussia Dortmund, Bayern München, and PSG, and all three would have been welcomed with open arms.Really? I thought it was more about the ‘top clubs’ in each league.
I mean are the Milan clubs financially sound? They could be, I dunno tbh.
Yeah see I thought it was more about the ‘brand’ and following the clubs had.Check out the Deloitte Money League 2021. Spoiler alert: out of the top 14 clubs of the list, 11 were in the SL. The other three were Borussia Dortmund, Bayern München, and PSG, and all three would have been welcomed with open arms.
AC Milan is a bit of an exception, admittedly, but they play in a big stadium and have a great 'brand'.
They need to sell Son and Kane for big money and spend wisely. Much easier said than done of course.Spurs' main problem as I have pointed out before - you look at the Spurs-squad and you wonder - which players do I sell to raise money ?
And then you look at the defenders - knowing you need to replace at least 2 of them - quite possibly 3. You look at their central midfield with Ndombele and Hojbjerg which is ok - but not good enough to compete with the best, and you have Bergwijn, Moura and Lamela as attacking midfielders - neither is good enough - and neither has a big sell-on value
I know you dont need 11 quality players to do well in a league - but realistically you need 7-8 of them, and 3-4 who can do a decent job - but when you have 3-4 players who are good enough and 7-8 who at best can do a decent job, you can't expect to do really well.
I honestly think he should face the most scorn regarding this whole ESL debacle.
Well it made sense from a certain point of view, given Spurs' position in the Big Six is the most tenuous. Had the ESL gone ahead, they would no longer fear not making European football and will be in a better position to market themselves, not to mention enjoy the benefits of shared revenue, salary cap, and other financial limits that the FT article described. As one of the six, any detrimental effect their decision would have had on the League would be shared with the other five clubs - guilt alleviated.I honestly think he should face the most scorn regarding this whole ESL debacle.
Glazers, Kroenke, Roman, Mr. Sheikh, Henry are all foreign businessmen with no ties to their clubs, aside from it being their business. They are leeches but Levy is a lifelong Spurs fan, he grew up in London, to think he actually signed off on the ESL is more mind boggling to me than all the others. Spurs are, according to Swiss Ramble, the most indebted club in Europe and there'll be no CL money next season for them either & they've just paid off Mou.
Yes, it made financial sense for all of them, of course, but obviously that isn't the issue here.Well it made sense from a certain point of view, given Spurs' position in the Big Six is the most tenuous. Had the ESL gone ahead, they would no longer fear not making European football and will be in a better position to market themselves, not to mention enjoy the benefits of shared revenue, salary cap, and other financial limits that the FT article described.