The reasons for the club’s reluctance to enter the market this January are very clear. The “financial conditions” referred to by Silva are on the basis of very obvious commercial considerations not per se driven by compliance issues relating to FFP.
These days, you can keep up with the transfer gossip 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If the complexity of the deals and the number of ways you can find rumours of them has increased, much of the vocabulary used to describe them is resolutely traditional.
The second piece supporting the case for a 60,000 capacity at the Blues' new stadium