July 30, 2019 / 10:17 AM / 4 months ago

Breakingviews - The Exchange: Soccer gets smart

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - It’s summer, which means top teams like Barcelona and Manchester United are brandishing their cheque books in the player-transfer market. But the way soccer clubs choose their stars and fund the purchases is changing. Researcher Sophie Tomlinson and financier Jason Traub explain.

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