New Swansea boss Carlos Carvalhal has said he hasn't spoken with the board about transfer funds.
The former Sheffield Wednesday manager didn't spend a long time unemployed after being sacked by the Owls last weekend. He took Swansea training on Thursday after being appointed as Paul Clement's replacement.
The Swans are languishing at the bottom of the Premier League table, but Carvalhal insists he will try and make things work with his current crop of players.
"I did not talk money with the chairman, usually I don't deal with the money, it is my romantic side talking," said Carvalhal. "I deal with footballers, then if we need - try to say which players we need.
"I will try and choose them but the money is not what I want to talk about, I am allergic to money."
Carvalhal confirmed any players brought in would be his own choices.
"I will see what players we have in mind, who we need and who the scouts of Swansea have seen.
"I must analyse the team. You have surprises, sometimes negative, sometimes positive.
"First we want to give opportunities to these players to show they are better, individually and as a collective, than what they did so far."