With all of the talk about stadiums and politics, the club are in the process of putting together an expansion roster for next season. How will they do it? And perhaps more importantly, how much are David Beckham, Jorge Mas and the team of owners willing to spend to turn this club into an immediate winner?
Stejskal thinks it could be on the level of the biggest spenders in MLS.
Everything I’ve heard and the expectation around the league from other GMs and different sources is that it will be an Atlanta type spend and they might even spend more.
The Atlanta comparison is a giant one. Atlanta United have sent shockwaves through MLS with their spending in their 2+ years of existence. They’ve forked over tens of millions of dollars in transfer fees in 3 years, while also paying those players 7 figure salaries to go with them.
No club in the history of MLS has been more ambitious with spending money than Atlanta, led by owner Arthur Blank also of the Falcons. And if Inter Miami are prepared to play in this game, they could be winning trophies as quickly as Atlanta did, as they won MLS Cup in just their 2nd ever season.