On 27th May, the New Yorker magazine published an article describes the business side of European soccer as being more like a painting by Bruegel the Elder, where spending rules are broken; salaries are secret; the best leagues are awash in Russian oligarchs, Middle Eastern sovereign-wealth funds, and Chinese conglomerates; rumours fly; and middlemen thrive.

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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