Chuba Akpom of Middlesborough celebrates with team mates after scoring against Luton.

The estimated netspend of Sheffield Wednesday, Nottingham Forest, Middlesbrough, Stoke, Norwich and Championship rivals for the 2020/21 season

Championship clubs have been forced to cut their spending over the last year as the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause financial restrictions in the EFL – but which clubs made the biggest profits or losses during the last 12 months?

Wednesday, 12th May 2021, 12:48 pm

Middlesbrough boss Neil Warnock has said he wants to sign eight or nine new players this summer, yet he’s also claimed he won’t spend ‘stupid money’ in the current climate.

Boro made three permanent signings last summer as Grant Hall, Sam Morsy and Chuba Akpom joined the Teessiders, while Duncan Watmore, Jordan Archer, Darnell Fisher and Nathaniel Mendez-Laing arrived later in the campaign.

Several players, including Aynsley Pears, Tomas Mejias, George Friend, Adam Clayton, Daniel Ayala, Ryan Shotton and Rudy Gestede, have also left the club in the last 12 months.

We’ve taken a look at the 24 second-tier clubs and their estimated netspend, based just on transfer fees, from the last two windows according to football website transfermarket.

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