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Kraft can't understand Premiership clubs' transfer policy

American billionaire Robert Kraft can't understand the transfer policy of some Premiership clubs.

Kraft, the American billionaire who came close to buying Liverpool in 2005, has ruled out buying a Premier League club unless a salary cap is brought in.

And he dislikes clubs having to sell off their young stars to bigger sides.

"The ideal model is to develop young players and have them come into your system but to then sell them off goes against my grain," he said.

"Fans don't want to hear about the money, if you win and do a professional job you will make money.

"But if the money starts taking over and you are paying players fantastic sums sometimes the incentive isn't there to play hard every day.

"I don't blame a player for wanting to get paid as much as they can but in the end the greatest rewards in team sports come when great players subjugate their egos to the team."



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