Football Language: Break the Bank

Football Language: Break the Bank

Break the BankThis is the last day of the transfer window in England. Which teams will break the bank? Many teams are buying players and letting others go. If a team spends a lot of money on a player, we can say they splash out, but if a team pays an extremely high price for a player, a price that they’ve never paid before for example, we can say that they ‘broke the bank‘. To break the bank means to spend a surprising amount of money Break the bank.
  • Example:Barcelona will have to break the bank if they want to make Andre Gomes their third signing of the summer.
  • Example:Chelsea ready to break transfer bank to buy Juventus’ Leonardo Bonucci.

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