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Money Talks Podcast: Sizing Up The Competition

Money Talks Podcast: Sizing Up The Competition

Joining Mo on this episode of 'Money Talks' is Dave Hendrick. The pair assess the business done by Liverpool's main rivals as well as the Reds and consider what drivers affected the transfer activity of the 'Big 6' clubs. Dave and Mo also discuss the long-term commercial growth opportunities Liverpool could explore including Bayern Munich's model and the concept of feeder clubs.
Money Talks Podcast: Contracts Explained

Money Talks Podcast: Contracts Explained

Joining Mo Chatra on this episode is a lawyer and AI regular, Tadiwa Chanakira. Tadiwa provides an in-depth explanation of what transfer agreements and player contracts are. Amongst the issues covered are: - when is a deal 'done'? - injuries and incapacitation - insurance - image rights - the Fekir medical and its contractual implications This is another very enlightening and informative episode of the Money Talks podcast that sheds light on another aspect of football that is misunderstood. It's well worth a listen.
Money Talks Podcast: Wage Control

Money Talks Podcast: Wage Control

Mo Chatra returns for another episode of Money Talks and is joined by Gags Tandon to talk about the subject of player wages. A number of topics are discussed including: - why wages as a proportion of turnover is important - does the wage bill affect the ability to spend in the transfer market? - analysis of the wage bill from the last two seasons and projected wage bill for this season - agents fees - given the projected wage bill, can the club afford to sign one or two more big-money signings?! All this and more on another insightful and informative episode of Money Talks.
Money Talks Podcast: Done Deal!

Money Talks Podcast: Done Deal!

On this episode of Money Talks, Mo is joined by prominent sports lawyer Daniel Geey. A host of topics are discussed including: - Over what period transfer fees are paid - Player wages and bonuses - Players out of contract - Amazon and Premier League broadcast rights - Allan, work permits and Brexit! In addition Mo provides a detailed update on Jan Oblak's buy-out clause with Atletico Madrid and the likelihood of Liverpool signing the Atleti goalkeeper. All that and more on another very informative episode of Money Talks.
Money Talks Podcast: Transfers and Television

Money Talks Podcast: Transfers and Television

On this episode of Money Talks, Mo Chatra is joined by AI:PRO regular Eddie Gibbs to take stock of the club's recent transfer activities. The pair also delves into Mo's previously strongly stated views on Michael Edwards and FSG and assess their performance as Sporting Director and owners respectively. Recent news on the shirt sponsorship agreement, the Amazon Premier League TV deal and distribution of international broadcast rights fees are also discussed in another informative show. All that and more is discussed in another insightful pod exploring all matters financial for Liverpool Football Club.
Money Talks Podcast: Recipe For Success

Money Talks Podcast: Recipe For Success

In this episode of Money Talks, host Mo Chatra is joined by FC Business Magazine's Alex Miller to discuss the key ingredients needed (such as Champions League football, top 4 league finishes, brand of football, emergence of Mo Salah) that can help Liverpool secure attractive new deals for key sponsorships that are ending next season. Mo and Alex also discuss: - The Anfield Road End redevelopment - Naming rights deals - What factors appeal to current and potential sponsors - Club's financial ability to compete with rivals given Liverpool is on course to generate £450m revenues this season. All that and more is discussed in another insightful pod exploring all matters financial for Liverpool Football Club.
Money Talks Podcast: Transfers, Contracts and Deals Explained

Money Talks Podcast: Transfers, Contracts and Deals Explained

On this episode of Money Talks, host Mo Chatra is joined by @FootballLaw (prominent sports lawyer, Daniel Geey) to discuss a range of issues including: - how transfer deals are made - how transfer fees are paid - transfer reform and salary caps - release clauses - broadcasting rights - Financial Fair Play and FFP2 - FSG and club takeovers All this and more is covered in a highly insightful and informative podcast. Do give it a listen!
AI Pro + Podcast: Analysing FSG’s Transfer Strategy

AI Pro + Podcast: Analysing FSG’s Transfer Strategy

Gags is joined by Anfield Index regular Mo Chatra to discuss one of the most contentious subjects amongst the Liverpool fanbase- FSG's transfer strategy. Gags and Mo have analysed all transfer activity under FSG in addition to the clubs finances and share some very interesting findings that should give fans an idea of what to expect in this summer's transfer window. Amongst the subjects covered include: - net spend (including analysis per manager) - age profile of signings (is the club likely to spend big money on players aged 27 and over?) - why has the hit-rate for new signings improved so much? - what the VvD transfer fee tells us about FSG's strategy - can Liverpool outperform clubs that spend more on wages and transfer fees? - analysis of club finances and why the club's net spend has reduced when turnover has increased - what type of player Liverpool are likely to recruit and which positions the club is likely to target (includes analysis of where players are from- does Klopp prefer German players?) - is the club in a good place to secure its key targets? It's a really informative podcast that will give listeners a sound understanding of the past, present and future of FSG's transfer strategy. Give it a listen!
AI Pro Newsround: Discussing Liverpool FC’s 16/17 Financial Results

AI Pro Newsround: Discussing Liverpool FC’s 16/17 Financial Results

Gags Tandon is joined by Mo Chatra and Greig Hopcroft to discuss LFC's financial results for the 2016/17 season. They discuss: - Key highlights from figures released - Increase in commercial income - Player wages increased by 8%, how does this compare to rivals & could it affect transfer spend? - Will infrastructure costs impact transfer spend? - A look ahead to revenues for current season - How well are LFC placed to compete with rivals after the release of these figures? Get all of this and more on the latest AI Pro Newsround podcast.
AI Pro + Podcast: FSG Ownership Review Special

AI Pro + Podcast: FSG Ownership Review Special

Mo Chatra is joined by The Sunday Times Football Correspondent, Jonathan Northcroft, to discuss Fenway Sports Group. FSG's spending policy, their efforts to increase revenue, recruitment and Michael Edwards are discussed. In addition, Jonathan reveals the reasons why Everbright's attempt to take over Liverpool was unsuccessful in 2016, whether other parties might be interested in buying the club, what figure might tempt FSG to consider selling, what impact FFP2 might have and more besides. It's a really informative, fascinating pod- give it a listen!