Football Language: Break the Bank
This 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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