Date:Monday April 12 2010
Paulo Sousa has shown his disappointment and frustration over a lack of funds which has prevented him from strengthening his squad for the final few months of the season.
Vital Swansea understands that the Swansea City manager was looking to bring in a striker from abroad, but the board declined his requests for funds to make the signing.
Sousa told the Evening Post that he wanted to strengthen recently to help our push for the play-offs, but transfer funds were not made available to him.
'We can do something else if we were more prepared at the beginning of March. But things did not happen as I expected.
'I have said it three or four times - with the injuries we had, we needed some cover straightaway.
'We were in a good moment of form and we could have got more good results if we'd been able to have some turnover of players.
'I think we had a big opportunity in that moment. We were in good form - we were having a fantastic season at that time.'
When asked why no new arrivals came, he answered: 'You know better than me. The chairman has already spoken with you - he did an interview with you and he said they make the decisions, so we don't need to go through that.'
The Swans had a busy period in March which Sousa recognised and he was hoping to strengthen beforehand to ensure a good end to the season, but we've struggled for form lately and are holding on to a play-off spot.
A big concern for the club now is whether or not we can match Paulo Sousa's ambitions in the near future.
The Swansea boss has spoken out recently of his desire to manage in the Premier League, and unless we provide him with more transfer money, or he is able to work wonders with a small budget, there's a big concern as to whether we ourselves can offer him that Premier League ambition of his, because the way he's been speaking to the press lately, he's hardly going to wait around for a Premier League management opportunity.
|Vital Swansea would like to hear your thoughts on this and many other topics. What are your thoughts on our manager and his future here?|
CLICK HERE TO SHARE YOUR VIEWS
Date:Monday April 12 2010
Rate The Players: Swansea City 0-1 Southampton (Sunday September 21 2014)
Stats: Swansea City v Southampton (Saturday September 20 2014)
Report - Bony Sent Off As Southampton Win 1-0 (Saturday September 20 2014)
We Need To Manage Games Better (Friday September 19 2014)
Report - Chelsea 4-2 Swansea City (Saturday September 13 2014)
Monk: Players Won't Be Disheartened After Defeat (Saturday September 13 2014)
Full Time: Chelsea 4-2 Swansea City (Saturday September 13 2014)
Chelsea Waiting To Decide On Costa (Friday September 12 2014)
Congratulations Garry Monk! (Friday September 12 2014)
Monk: 'Anyone is Beatable' (Thursday September 11 2014)
|3. Aston Villa||5||3||1||1||0||10|
|6. Man City||5||2||2||1||3||8|
|7. Leicester City||5||2||2||1||1||8|
|8. West Ham||5||2||1||2||1||7|
|Pearson - Now That Was A Premier Comeback
» Leicester City : 22/09/2014 11:05:00
|Deserved Win For Warnock
» Crystal Palace : 22/09/2014 10:45:00
|Aston villa 2014 Open Day Set
» Aston Villa : 22/09/2014 10:02:00
|Defensive errors costing Everton
» Everton : 22/09/2014 09:18:00
|Everton 2-3 Palace
» Crystal Palace : 22/09/2014 09:02:00