Players will have to accept pay cut-outs for March and April

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Claudio Lotito, president of Lazio, called for a salary limit in Calcio, claiming that it would help to reduce club debts because he sees a level playing field around Series A in terms of salaries.

The fiery chief has always worked by keeping things at Lazio ‘s budget and he aims to persuade other sides to change their player pay policies.

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“We are considering setting up a cost control program in terms of salaries. I think we need a salary cap but there are obstacles,” Lotito told students at Rome’s Luiss University, as La Repubblica said.

“We pay [players] for making debts. Are we crazy? Teams in Series A spend €275 million on wages a year, with a loss of €86.5 million. At Lazio, we’ve got €26 million in salaries, but we’ve got €26 million in income.”

While Lotito ‘s proposals will be seen as a good way to cut expenses, critics say the best players won’t be attracted by a salary limit. The Aquile leader stressed the importance of imposing wage limits in Italian football … Players will face salary cutouts in March and April

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