Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay is not fazed by the lack of transfer activity and is urging fans to be patient.

The Cardiff boss is opting for a more tolerant approach to the transfer window and is determined not to get rushed into anything. 

The newly-promoted Welsh club have only signed one player this season, having completed the club-record signing of young Danish striker Andreas Cornelius. 

Majority shareholder of Cardiff City Vincent Tan recently claimed he was the poorest owner out of all 20 Premier League sides, and stated that a certain amount of luck will be needed to keep the Welsh club in the highest echelon of English football.

Mackay, who's Cardiff team romped to the title of the Championship last season have struggled to complete deals for their main transfer targets, with Blackpool winger Tom Ince rejecting the opportunity to join the Premier League side. 

They also failed in their attempt of signing the now Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama.

Malkay told Wales Online: "It's not any different from last August or last January as far as I'm concerned.

"People want everyone signed immediately, but we all know within football that does not automatically happen.

"It takes time to bring in players. You invariably find you are in competition for them.

"Sometimes prices just become too high for a player you might be interested in."

Mackay has stressed the importance of Cardiff supporters being patient and stated he will make decisions that are right for the club. 

"I know there are plenty of people out there who, for whatever reasons, want to throw in the names of players who have nothing at all to do with this football club.

"I understand why people want to talk about players and discuss them.

"I know people want ten players signed yesterday. 

"I get all the excitement of that, but I'm the person actually charged with making the best decisions for this football club.

"I've done that for two years. I've recruited over 30 players and the way I'm doing it is not going to change now. 

"We will bring good players into this club and sometimes that takes time. It's up to me to manage all that."

 

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