Here we take a look at each Championship club and how they fared regarding profit and loss during this summers transfer market, some of the figures may surprise you.

There have been some very big transfer fees paid amongst Championship clubs in recent times, with the likes of Wolves blowing other clubs out of the water, but with last seasons sting of Birmingham City (incurring a nine point penalty for failing FFP rules), clubs have sat up and taken more notice of the sanctions this time around.

Former Birmingham City manager and custodian of the club during financial misgivings- Garry Monk

Here we take a look at the profit and loss for each Championship club this summer, with the stats coming courtesy of LeedsLive…

24. Reading – £11.3m loss

Fees received: £765k

Biggest sale: Jon Dadi Bodvarsson to Millwall, £765k

Fees spent: £12.06m

Biggest buy: George Puscas £7.2m

23. Wigan Athletic – £7.13m loss

Fees received: £0

Biggest sale: N/A

Fees spent: £7.13m

Biggest buy: Kieffer Moore £2.43m

22. Derby County – £6.16m loss

Fees received: £1.22m

Biggest sale: Luke Thomas to Barnsley £1.22m

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Fees spent: £7.38m

Biggest buy: Krystian Bielik £7.38m

21. Stoke City – £5.04m loss

Fees received: £990k

Biggest sale: Erik Pieters to Burnley, £990k

Fees spent: £6.03m

Biggest buy: Tommy Smith £4.01m

20. Cardiff City – £4.42m loss

Fees received: £9.81m

Biggest sale: Kenneth Zohore to West Brom, £8.01m

Fees spent: £14.23m

Biggest buy: Robert Glatzel £5.4m

19. Blackburn Rovers – £2.4m loss

Fees received: £3.02m

Biggest sale: David Raya to Brentford, £3.02m

Fees spent: £5.04m

Biggest buy: Sam Gallagher £5.04m

18. Millwall – £1.76m loss

Fees received: £0

Biggest sale: N/A

Fees spent: £1.76m

Biggest buy: Connor Mahoney £990k

17. Nottingham Forest – £540k loss

Fees received: £3.96m

Biggest sale: Ben Osborn to Sheffield United, £3.51m

Fees spent: £4.5m

Biggest buy: Carl Jenkinson £1.98m

16. Hull City – £396k loss

Fees received: £0

Biggest sale: N/A

Fees spent: £396k

Biggest buy: George Honeyman £396k

15. Charlton Athletic – £1.75m profit

Fees received: £1.98m

Biggest sale: Anfernee Dijksteel to Middlesbrough, £1.98m

Fees spent: £203k

Biggest buy: Macauley Bonne £203k

14. Middlesbrough – £1.83m profit

Fees received: £4.01m

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Biggest sale: Aden Flint to Cardiff £4.01m

Fees spent: £2.18m

Biggest buy: Anfernee Dijksteel £1.98m

13. Sheffield Wednesday – £3.87m profit

Fees received: £4.86m

Biggest sale: Lucas Joao to Reading, £4.86m

Fees spent: £990k

Biggest buy: Massimo Luongo £990k

12. Barnsley – £4.23m profit

Fees received: £7.47m

Biggest sale: Ethan Pinnock to Brentford, £3.02m

Fees spent: £3.24m

Biggest buy: Luke Thomas £1.22m

11. Preston North End – £5.04m profit

Fees received: £7.02m

Biggest sale: Callum Robinson £7.02m

Fees spent: £1.98m

Biggest buy: Tom Bayliss £1.98m

10. QPR – £7.56m profit

Fees received: £7.56m

Biggest sale: Luke Freeman to Sheffield United, £5.04m

Fees spent: £0

Biggest buy: N/A

9. Bristol City – £7.88m profit

Fees received: £32.99m

Biggest sale: Adam Webster to Brighton, £19.67m

Fees spent: £25.11m

Biggest buy: Tomas Kalas, £8.1m

8. Huddersfield Town – £8.05m profit

Fees received: £19.53m

Biggest sale: Philip Billing to Bournemouth, £14.85m

Fees spent: £11.48m

Biggest buy: Isaac Mbenza £11.25m

7. Luton Town – £8.51m profit

Fees received: £10.04m

Biggest sale: James Justin to Leicester, £6.03m

Fees spent: £1.53m

Biggest buy: Simon Sluga £1.53m

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6. Brentford – £9.04m profit

Fees received: £34.83m

Biggest sale: Neal Maupay to Brighton, £18m

Fees spent: £25.79m

Biggest buy: Bryan Mbeumo, £5.85m

5. West Brom – £9.06m profit

Fees received: £26.84m

Biggest sale: Salomon Rondon to DL Yifang, £16.44m

Fees spent: £17.78m

Biggest Buy: Kenneth Zohore £8.01m

4. Birmingham City – £9.83m profit

Fees received: £19.08m

Biggest sale: Che Adams to Southampton, £15.03m

Fees spent: £9.25m

Biggest buy: Ivan Sunjic £7.2m

3. Fulham – £25.6m profit

Fees received: £25.6m

Biggest sale: Ryan Sessegnon to Tottenham Hotspur, £24.3m

Fees spent: £0

Biggest buy: N/A

2. Leeds United – £26.75m profit

Fees received: £26.75m

Biggest sale: Jack Clarke to Tottenham Hotspur, £9.9m

Fees spent: £0

Biggest buy: N/A

1. Swansea City – £34.9m profit

Fees received: £35.1m

Biggest sale: Oli McBurnie to Sheffield United, £17.19m

Fees spent: £495k

Biggest buy: Kristoffer Peterson £495k

A very interesting look into the spending habits of these clubs, with no real eye-catching numbers, maybe this is the start of a more structured transfer regime within English football… but will sanctions be as stringent in the top league in order to back the Championship up?

 

We will see.


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