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Owners of Wolves

What is best for our club? Is it individual owners or conglomerates?

Jack Hayward bought the club and rescued us from near extinction. He was a diehard supporter and loved the club. He re-built the stadium and invested his own money in an attempt to revive the club, getting us back to the top flight. Unfortunately we didn't stay there long and eventually sold the club to another individual, Steve Morgan for a quid.

Morgan built the academy and he too invested his own money into the club, got us back to the top flight, only to fall from grace after a few seasons. Morgan was a Liverpool fan who purchased land nearby and built houses, which was understandable as he was a builder.

Good players were brought in by both men, but not enough investment went on players. Most was spent on developing the stadium and Academy.

That, in my view, coupled with a few poor managers, saw us slip down the leagues.

Now we have Fosun, an Investment company, who have got us back to the promised land, thanks to Nuno and the purchase of good players at very reasonable prices. The problem as I see it now, is, where do we go from here. Already players have been sold for huge profits (i.e. Doherty and Jota) and my fear now is that others will follow this summer.

What we should be doing now is retaining our best players and bringing in a few more who are better than what we have now. But I feel that Fosun will be looking to make a profit this summer by selling some of our stars.

Little Jeff has commented about the lack of revenue from an empty stadium. But we probably only get around 20m a season from match day sales. The vast majority comes from League position and TV rights. Could be close to 160m this season.

Unless we improve our playing staff with better players, selling our best players will result in us becoming a mid table side, with not much hope of breaking into the top six.

I understand that the FFP rules will have an effect, but when I read other sides attempting to buy players at crazy prices, I just wonder if Fosun will take the risk of building a squad capable of European football, or just make a profit from selling our best players, seeing that there are, after all an Investment Company.

They said, it was a 10 year progressive plan, but to me, this season, we've gone backwards and I don't blame Nuno for that. I think he saw that transfers were going to be problem and I'm sure that was the reason he chose to leave.

posted on 1/6/21

Nuno going to Everton. Number one target.

posted on 1/6/21

comment by Finally scraped a point. (U16263)
posted 26 minutes ago
Nuno going to Everton. Number one target.
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Rubbish!

posted on 1/6/21

Could see that job at least getting his attention. Palace would never happen but Everton are on an upward trajectory and have the potential to crack the big six.

posted on 1/6/21

Nuno now fav for Palace AND Everton ... agent Mendes must be smoking a big cigar right now 😂
9:14 AM · Jun 1, 2021

Alan Nixon tweet

posted on 2/6/21

Mendes lining his pockets again. Probably a bidding war.

posted on 2/6/21

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posted on 2/6/21

Sky sports report that Everton in talks with Nuno today

posted on 2/6/21

Everton wanted Nuno before. No surprise at all if he goes there and fair play to him if he does, it's a slight step up from us. Would suggest that he was sacked rather than walked though as the assumption is that he wanted to go back to family for a while.

posted on 2/6/21

Don't blame him, however not much of a step up.
Everton fans will soon tire of negative tactics and style.

posted on 2/6/21

Looking very much like Lage is our man. I'm a bit concerned about his lack of experience but apparently he plays attacking football, but then so did Fulham and Norwich. Let's hope he can keep the back door closed at the same.

Would be painful seeing Nuno at Everton but hopefully we won't miss him. 🤞

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