Rory Smith On The Transfer Market: Midnight Caller | The Anfield Wrap

Rory Smith, New York Times Chief Soccer Correspondent, joins Neil Atkinson to talk about the current state of the transfer market in the Premier League and Europe

On This Episode:

  • How The Market Moves: How Money Starts Circulating in the Transfer Market

  • The Current Football Economy for Smaller Clubs: Financial Confidence & the Inability to Move First

  • The Pandemic Market Across The Premier League and Europe

    • Will City go in for Harry Kane and Jack Grealish? If so, who leaves the blue half of Manchester rather than sit on the bench?
    • PSG vs Inter Milan – Taking Advantage of “Free Transfers” vs Paying Off Debts
    • Does Chelsea sign Erling Haaland? What would that mean for Timo Werner?
    • Arsenal: Will The Gunners Look to Cut Their Wage Bill to Sign Ben White?
  • Contract Negotiations: Premier League vs European Clubs

    • Inflated Value of Premier League Players Has Upset the Transfer Ecosystem
    • Difficulty of Shirting Squad Players for Premier League Clubs
    • Running Down Contracts an Indication of Bad Financial Management?

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