VANARAMA National League advancement top picks Wrexham are paying one of their goalkeepers a surprising £6,000 each week, as per York City director John Askey.
Hollywood entertainers Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney assumed responsibility for Wrexham last year and have since spent huge since, as per a few reports, to accomplish their proprietorship's Premier League status desires.
The Welsh club broke their record move charge to sign striker Ollie Palmer from AFC Wimbledon in January and are the bookmakers' top picks to go up this season, having been beaten in last term's end-of-the-season games and Buildbase FA Trophy last.
York supervisor Askey uncovered the size of Wrexham's spending while talking about those prone to fight it out at the highest point of non-association throughout the next few months.
“There’s a lot of big clubs in this league, Wrexham being the biggest," Askey said, speaking at the club's fans forum.
"They’ve just put a goalkeeper on £6,000 per week, so that tells you about the sort of money that they are spending.
“Then you’ve got Notts County, Southend, Scunthorpe and Oldham. They’re all big, old lower league clubs, so it’s going to be tough.
“I think we’re looking forward to it though. To be going to those clubs, I’m excited by it, to be going to proper grounds and to feel like a proper football club again, that feels good,” the manager added, after leading City up from the National League North play-offs back in May.
The previously mentioned Notts County are likewise tipped to be among those battling for a spot in Sky Bet League Two next season, having been taken out of the end of the season games by possible advancement victors Grimsby Town the last term.
Having seen chief Ian Burchnall leave for Forest Green Rovers over the slow time of year, Askey was introduced as the bookies' number one for the empty occupation for a brief timeframe, momentarily as short as levels.
“I was just getting my agent to put that around,” joked Askey. “No, it wasn’t true at all. I had no intention of going anywhere. There was no way that I’d leave for anybody in the same league as us.