After Liverpool making a U-turn on their decision to furlough an area of their non-playing personnel, all eyes are now on Tottenham Hotspur, who ended up being the second Premier League club after Newcastle to utilize the federal government’s furlough plan.
According to reports from The Athletic, Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has decided to keep the club making it through and sustainable in the middle of the global pandemic. Levy fears that the Premier League might not return till later on this year or beyond, which’s why he has taken such an extreme action.
Apart from the financial blow, Spurs might deal with additional civilian casualties. It had triggered discontent amongst the players who discovered the news just when it was made public The lack of matchday personnel is reasonable; however, losing recruitment personnel might impact the club.
Steve Hitchen, the chief scout for Spurs, is continuing to work on decreased earnings while other members of the recruitment team have been positioned on furlough. Among the major factors being Spurs’ feel, they have already identified their summer targets’ and can soak up the short-lived losses.
Spurs are anticipated to stay active during the summer transfer window (although no understands how and when that will unfold). However, Levy has hinted that the transfer budget will be limited. It appears Spurs have currently done their research and have a clear- cut method in place concerning what type of players they desire to sign in the transfer market.