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Pardew: We can’t match big clubs on wages.

June 12th, 2011 | 11 Comments |

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Pardew: Can't compete with the big boys on wages.
Speaking to North East weekly, the Sunday Stun, Newcastle United manager, Alan Pardew has claimed that the club cannot compete with big clubs such as Tottenham or Liverpool on in terms of transfers or wages.

This is something which seemed obvious to many fans when promising stroker, Andy Carroll, was spirited away to the latter club for a transfer fee of up to £35 million, and a contract which dwarfed anything which Newcastle were willing to offer him. However, the Magpies’ supremo has assured us that despite the imbalance in finances, we can compete with the likes of Tottenham and Liverpool on the pitch.

Pardew said of the imbalance:

“I don’t think we’re anywhere near Spurs in terms of the wage bill. Theirs is double ours, so you can forget about Spurs. (more…)