Fulham boss Martin Jol is tired of being "creative" in the transfer market.
Jol believes his success in steering clear of the drop zone this season could count against him.
He said: “They (the club) can sometimes hold it against you. They can say you did fantastically well in the summer with all these loans and other players like Pavel Pogrebnyak, who was free.
“And of course we can try and do that again, but it is not really healthy for a club. I would love to have some 23 and 24-year-old players, like Moussa Dembele, to build them up and try to build up your own funds.
“It’s not easy because you need a lot of money to buy players and if eight or nine players are leaving the club we need five or six to come into the club.
“Hopefully we will be able to do that or we will have to be very creative again. When you get good players everyone will say you did well.
“But, in hindsight, if you don’t do well everyone will say it’s a club of mercenaries.
“I would like to be a bit more stable. I said when I came here I wanted to be in the top 10 and that is not easy when you are not stable.”