With estimated £115 million increased debt in 2017-18 season, Bluebirds are committed to take cost-cutting measurements in the upcoming 2019-20 season and this might impact on their Summer Transfer Window. Cardiff City will lowered their transfer expenses by £3.9 million in current season although they are going to earn around £5.5 million from the sales of their players. Still Bluebirds are going to spend large portion of their income in Transfer Market.
Cardiff City has made interesting as well as expensive signing in 2019-20 season as they are going to recruit Emiliano Sala from Nantes for around £14.76 million deal whereas Oumar Niasse has also joined Bluebirds on Loan from Everton. Another Big name of football Leandro Bacuna from Reading will also play for Cardiff in 2019-20 season but his contract details are still not revealed by the officials of this club.
- Emiliano Sala (late)
- Transfer Sum: £14.76 million
- Oumar Niasse
- Transfer Sum: Loan
- Leandro Bacuna
- Transfer Sum: Not Disclosed
- Cardiff City Highest Paid Player 2019-20 season
Neil Warnock is currently working as Manager with Bluebirds and no doubt his services for this club are appreciable as he not only works hard to reduce the overall expenditures of this club but also promote his team to the next level in last two season where Cardiff City has finished on 2nd place in Championship 2017-18 season.
|PLAYER||POS||Annual Salary||Weekly Salary|
|Bruno Ecuele Manga||D||£1,535,000||£29,519|
Cardiff City 2018-19 Summer Signing
In last 2018-19 summer, Cardiff City has spend around £27 million to recruit 4 big names in their playing squad. Josh Murphy with £10.26 million annual salary is the highest transfer deal made by Bluebirds in last season whereas Bobby Reid also signed his contract from £10.22 million. Alex Smithies for £3.60 million has also joined Cardiff City and Greg Cunningham also inked his contract with this club for £3.60 million annually.
- Josh Murphy
- Transfer Sum: £10.26 million
- Bobby Reid
- Transfer Sum: £10.22
- Alex Smithies
- Transfer Sum: £3.60 million
- Greg Cunningham
- Transfer Sum: £3.60 million
Cardiff City Financial Status 2019-20
Cardiff City is set to reduce their annual wage bill by 18% for the upcoming Premier League 2019-20 season which means they are going to spend around 20.6 million in Transfer Market to purchase some new players for their squad whereas they are expected to earn almost 5.5 million from the auction of their club players.
Although Cardiff City has taken some serious precautions to slash down their annual spending but still this club has faced 21.1 million deficient in last season and no doubt they are going to face some serious financial issues in the upcoming years as they are not going to get any kind of emergency payments from their owner who is already suffering overall 40 million net loss from this club.
In 2017-18 season Cardiff City faced 8.3 million decrease in their annual revenue as they had generated around 4.4 million revenue in past season whereas the average earnings of Cardiff City players in last season were recorded around 8,888 per week. It is expected that the average salaries of Bluebirds squad in 2019-20 will dropped down to 7,619 per week.