The rebel faction of the Sevco High Command had an emergency meeting yesterday.
I’m not surprised that the main item on the agenda was the alarming influx of players.
The chaps around the table were spooked because the cost base is rising inexorably.
The UK-based agent that has been tasked with shifting players out the door has, so far, met with little success.
My information is that one “lower championship club” has expressed interest in Barrie McKay.
The English club was willing to bid £750k up front with it rising to £1m with add-ons.
However, the Holding Company Vehicle had hoped to bring in at least £2m for the winger.
As well as the new arrivals other players in the squad will be receiving contractual increments.
My information is that the signing on fees, at the time of writing, is totalling £1m.
Of course, Senhor Alves will account for the majority of that sum.
With each passing day, the Daily Radar has more breathless coverage about a new star arriving at Ibrox.
Although the transfer fees have been conjured up by high-Level sources, the wages are real enough.
From the outside looking in this doesn’t look sustainable.
Moreover, it would appear that the sensible wing of the Sevco High Command agrees with me.