INVESTIGATION – Announced as a solution to restrict the expenses of Ligue 1 clubs, the fall in salaries will not be easy to implement.
A bomb. The interview with Maxime Saada in our columns caused a shock wave in French football which did not need that. Plunged into an unprecedented crisis for months, between the cessation of the championship last season, the damage of the Covid-19 with the lack of ticketing revenue, a sluggish transfer window, then the Mediapro fiasco, the professional world now seems to be standing KO. . In search of a saving second wind and ideas to avoid the worst. A subject to try to stop the inexorable fall in addition to the long-awaited outcome of the essential TV rights which represent on average nearly 50% of club revenues – returns to the discussions: the fall in player salaries. A meeting took place Tuesday between club leaders, the UNFP (National Union of Professional Footballers), the players’ union and Arnaud Rouger the general manager of the LFP.
Payroll too high
Concretely, no collective agreement has been found and the players’ union ensures
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