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Big Jez Slams Sovereign City

Big Jez Slams Sovereign City

Chief Executive Jez Moxey slammed Manchester City over the weekend for threatening to 'distort football' with their out of control spending.

The financial string puller told the Express & Star that 'The Manchester City situation is not good for football in the Premier League.'

He went on to add that 'Not only are they contributing in a big way towards spiralling wages and unrealistic demands elsewhere, but there is a risk that they could garner all of the talent.

It`s becoming so difficult for anyone else to compete both on a competitive and talent level but also on a financial level.

And they`re only able to do it because they`ve got sovereign wealth behind them.'

On transfer fees and wages, City have unloaded close to 500 million over the course of just two years, despite finishes of tenth and fifth which Moxey was keen to point out.

Moxey at no point suggested regulating, and it would be difficult to do so considering we were the third biggest spenders over the summer. Then again, there is a slight difference between 18 million and 125 million. My bets are on City struggling to beat the position they finished last season, and when the investors get bored, the club is most likely to be left with a wage bill in excess of 10 million per month.

For City, today may be a good day, but two, three years down the line they may not even exist.

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:New York City Wolf
Date:Tuesday August 17 2010
Time: 3:26AM


Totally agree. The Premier League is not known as the greed league for nothing....
17/08/2010 03:51:00
What a stupid and ill informed article. Firstly Moxley,like everyone else, fails to answer one simple question that has a simple answer. What would they do if their team suddendly finds itself with the wealth City have? The owners have a 10 year plan and are executing that with £1bn of investment in the infrastructure and the local community. They will be around long after Moxley and Morgan have given up hope at Wolves. City have brought in 5 new players and Milner will arrive this week . All these signings are better players than those signed by Hughes so how you can say City will finish no higher is beyond belief. Overall it is sheer jealously by all those City critics.
17/08/2010 04:12:00
City fan by any chance? I would wager a larger amount of money that City will finish no higher than they did last season. As for the "stupid and ill informed article" the proof is in the pudding. Count the pennies. City are throwing the shillings around like it is no ones business. As for this 'Moxley' fellow- what club is he involved with? Sounds like a lovely fellow. Probably smart with the money too. We could do with someone like him at The Wolves.
New York City Wolf
17/08/2010 04:17:00
Leeds United spring to mind?
New York City Wolf
17/08/2010 04:18:00
As for point number three. Take a look at how much money Madrid have spent over the last ten years and compare it to the trophy cabinet. It's gonna take tiiiiime, and a whole lot of spending money, to do it, to do it, to do it, to do it right.
New York City Wolf
17/08/2010 04:20:00
As for point number three- lets stack the millions Madrid have spent over the past decade and lean it against the trophy cabinet. It would fall over pretty quickly. We are all allowed an opinion my friend and mine is that Manchester City will finish 5th at best.
New York City Wolf
17/08/2010 04:24:00
As for point number three- lets stack the millions Madrid have spent over the past decade and lean it against the trophy cabinet. It would fall over pretty quickly. We are all allowed an opinion my friend and mine is that Manchester City will finish 5th at best.
New York City Wolf
17/08/2010 04:24:00
I did not mean to print that three times.
New York City Wolf
17/08/2010 04:25:00
I am a third generation City fan and have never been happier since our glory days under Mercer. Money can buy results, the scum and chelski have been doing it for years. Well now its our time in the petro dollar sun, and we will win the prem, if not this season then next for sure, because we have Super Mario.
17/08/2010 05:10:00
LOL johnkelv I will u abt super mario after 6 months then we will see
17/08/2010 06:25:00
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