Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho insists he will use the impending Financial Fair Play rules to fuel his efforts to win trophies at Stamford Bridge.
European football's governing body UEFA has assessed club accounts for the past two years with outgoings being measured against revenues from football activities and clubs wishing to participate in Europe forbidden from making significant losses.
With Andre Schurrle already arrived at Stamford Bridge from Bayer Leverkusen and Mourinho targeting the likes of Edinson Cavani, Hulk and Wesley Sneijder, he may come close to exceeding the £70million spent ahead of his first season in charge back in 2004.
But Mourinho said of the rules: "It's very motivational and demands more from you. You have to think more about every decision and every move.
"Every wrong move you make has an influence on the future. You need to work more closely with the board in the financial area, you have to have a different perspective and a different look at the players...