October 10 – Financially beleaguered Juventus have reported a loss of €123.7 million for the year ending 30 June 2023, an improvement of more than 50% on the previous year but still a huge deficit that has helped push net financial debt to €399.9 million.
October 5 – Specialist football financial research and advisory group Football Benchmark is collaborating with London’s Birkbeck University to launch a special course in football management and finance.
October 2 – Real Madrid have been revealed as the team with the highest wage bill in world football, sat at a staggering €11.5 million annual salary average, according to data supplied by Capology.
September 29 – Liverpool owner Fenway Sports Group has completed a sale of a minority stake in the club to New York-based private equity firm Dynasty Equity of up to $200 million.
September 27 – British billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe is reported to be preparing a “restructured” offer to speed up the takeover process at Manchester United as a deal to buy the iconic club drags on.
September 27 – Inter Milan are reporting losses of €85 million for the 2022/23 financial year on turnover of €425 million.
September 22 – Premier League Chelsea looks to have become more about the money than the football. The club, bought by Clearlake Capital and fronted by US investor Todd Boehly for £4.25 billion, has raised another $500 million in cash from US investor Ares Management.
September 20 – Turkey’s Besiktas have announced colossal debts amounting to amounted to TL 6.7 billion (€232 million) for the year to May 31, 2023.
September 19 – Just as they start their latest quest to land the elusive Champions League, Paris St. Germain are alleged to be under scrutiny yet again by UEFA – this time over their summer sales to Qatar.
September 19 – Fortaleza might become the next Brazilian club to adopt the SAF model (that allows for private investment and ownership) with a vote among members scheduled at this weekend’s extraordinary general assembly.
September 15 – Troubled Premier League club Everton, one of the sleeping giants of English football but punching well below their weight for years, are about to enter a new era after controversial majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri agreed to sell his 94% stake in the club to American investment fund 777 Partners.
September 14 – Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City have been revealed as having the most expensive squads in world football, rounding out an exclusive billion-euro club with PSG, according to the latest report by the CIES football observatory.
September 13 – Premier League Everton are close to finalising a sale to Miami-based investment firm 777 Partners for a sum understood to be about £100-150 million.
September 11 – FIFA has published its International Transfer Snapshot for the 2023 mid-year window showing an all-time high of $7.36 billion spent on transfer fees, and a record volume of transfers at more than 10,000.
September 11 – Saudi Pro League’s transfer window closed at the end of last week showing club spending hitting a record $957 million and rocketing the Saudi clubs into being the second highest spending league in the world behind the English Premier League’s $1.39 billion spend in the summer window.