Every Championship clubs' transfer budget - according to Football Manager 2019

For several Championship clubs, investment in January is what can define a successful season, whether that those chasing promotion or fighting relegation.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 11th December 2018, 1:19 pm
Updated Tuesday, 11th December 2018, 1:25 pm
Every Championship clubs'  transfer budget - according to Football Manager 19
Every Championship clubs' transfer budget - according to Football Manager 19

The question is, just how much will each club have to spend? Well, according to Football Manager 2019, it'll be the 'sell before you buy' method by Championship clubs unless they identify a real hard bargain when the winter market opens. We're big fans of FM, but we're not sure this is completely accurate. So - scroll and click through the pages and discover where your club ranks in order:

11 million - It isn't a lot, but the Baggies are handed the biggest transfer budget in the second tier
7million - Prize asset Jack Butland is continuing to be linked with a move to the Premier League. The Potters may cash in if they require January additions

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6million - The Blades have already been linked with a couple of loan moves - most noticeably Jermain Defoe
5million - Like Stoke, Rovers key man Bradley Dack has been touted with a move to the Premier League. But they under no pressure to sell after a good first-half of the season
5million - The Robins aren't in playoff contention or relegation danger - so a small budget might not be a problem
4.5million - Where's the Adama Traore money gone?! Boro sold him to Wolves for 18m in the summer
3.5million - Aitor Karanka's men are quietly going about their busy in the Championship and already possess some fantastic talent
3.5million - Swans fans want to be in the promotion picture, but it seems this budget won't change that
3.4million - Not ideal for the Lions given they're a point off the relegation places
3million - Not too much of an issue for Lampard. He has contacts at Chelsea, meaning he could dip into the loan market
2.5million - The Bees have slipped into relegation trouble after one in their last 13 games. Thomas Frank is going to need more than that!
2.4million - Another manager who could turn to the loan market
2.3million - Wigan's new owners aren't being very generous...
2million - Whoever takes over from Paul Clement, they're going to be left disappointed ahead of the winter market
1.5million - Come on Andrea, The Whites are so close to ending their 16-year Premier League absence
1.4million - Ipswich are rock bottom of the Championship and January doesn't look like it's going to offer much encouragement
1million - the league leaders. They're doing well with what they've got. Do they need to strengthen?
400k - Losing just once in their last nine matches but winning just once also. Defender and striker needed?
0 - Smith's image above says it all...
0 - Ongoing FFP issues continue to surround the club. No surprise for Monk or the Birmingham fans
0 - Phil Parkinson is used to working with a tight budget - or none at all
0 - Hull are in the process are going under new ownership
0 - he's a good coach is Steve and will relish working with his current group of players
0 - Luhukay is on the verge of being sacked, a new manager might be trusted with a transfer budget