Opinion

Friday 20 April 2018

Tommy Conlon: Little room for loyalty in transfer window's revolving door

Obbi Oulare left Club Brugge to join Watford for a fee of £6m
Obbi Oulare left Club Brugge to join Watford for a fee of £6m

Tommy Conlon

They spent nine hundred million quid, give or take, in the summer transfer window that finally closed with a whimper last Tuesday.

And with that sort of money churning through the Premier League's vast financial silos, it is surely only a matter of time before the open window will officially be re-named the revolving door.

It is spinning faster with every passing season. This summer's total outlay smashed last year's record of £835m. One can only imagine that supporters, veteran supporters in particular, are finding it increasingly difficult to keep up with the never-ending tide of arrivals and departures.

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