Totally. I mean the way they put up the price of tickets, the nature of the endless quest to just get more money from every conceivable source and avenue rather suggests that considerations around provenance and morality are some way down the pecking order for football clubs. How do you ethically compete with financial doping at the likes of City?
Ideally you have more scruples and stay clean, but the quicker path is to take a more unsavoury route and hope you don’t get your “brand” tarnished on the way.
I do wonder if the saudis at Newcastle are pushing this considering their history with the qataris. They see this as a opportunity to take over as the big boys in the league
Get rid of one and add anither that will be 10x worse