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Will fall in oil price hit top clubs?


Will the fall in oil price lead to tightened budgets at top clubs whose owners derive much of their wealth and income from oil?   Among the clubs that could potentially be affected are Chelsea, Manchester City, Paris Saint Germain and Malaga.

It's the first time I have seen this topic raised and it is interesting to reflect on it.   However, my short answer would be 'probaby not'.   The amounts pumped into such clubs are considerable, but are dwarfed by the fortunes of those involved.   They have substantial reserves and hold other assets to balance their portfolios.