Show me the money! - Moyes frustrated by lack of transfer funds

Sunderland manager David Moyes expected to be
able to invest during next month's transfer window
as he bemoaned the lack of funds at the club.
Prior to Wednesday's 1-0 loss at home to Premier
League-leading Chelsea, chief executive Martin
Bain admitted there would be "very limited funds"
for Moyes in January with the strugglers up for
And the situation has left Moyes - who replaced
Sam Allardyce in the off-season - frustrated as
Sunderland languish in the relegation zone and
fight for survival.
"I knew I had a short summer and I wasn't going to
do much business in the summer, because it was
really difficult," Moyes lamented.
"But I did expect to be able to do some business in
Asked if Sunderland's activity in the January
transfer market would be minimal, Moyes added:
"That's my understanding from what I have been
Cesc Fabregas' 40th-minute goal condemned
Sunderland to back-to-back defeats.
Sunderland are now a point adrift at the foot of the
table and four points away from safety.
"The job is to work with the tools we have got,"
Moyes said. "We have got the squad, they have
been here before and done it before so we get this
squad to win the games.
"If they keep performing like they did tonight - in
some aspects, not all - it will give us a chance.
"We have been disappointing in one or two games
but not that many. We have been in the games and
in with a chance, and tonight we were in the game
and in with a chance."

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