Date: 16th December 2015 at 11:50am
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MK Dons manager Karl Robinson is confident he can make the most of the January transfer window despite his limited financial resources.

It is unclear if chairman Pete Winkelman will give Robinson anything to spend, despite the occasional message that he will do what he can. But Robinson has had years of building a squad on a limited budget and feels he`ll be able to make some moves in the transfer market.

After the Dons` 2-1 victory over Sheffield Wednesday, he told BBC Three Counties Radio:

‘I don’t think we’ll go into the market and spend money.

‘There’ll be wheeling and dealing. I’m getting good at that, becoming a bit of a Del Boy at this, but it’s the restraints and the enjoyment of working for Milton Keynes.’

‘There’s a tremendous unity in the club.

‘The chairman was excellent on Sunday, we had a tremendous hour on the phone and he certainly lifted spirits amongst the group – sometimes his support and motivation can be equally worth as many pounds he can give a manager.’

With the Dons budget being the ‘smallest in the league` – a favourite quote of the management`s – it has been a concern that our relegation rivals will spend big in January. However, the team has already shown that it can perform well on the pitch and, after a number of poor transfers in the summer, perhaps Robinson`s priority should be keeping the players we already have.