Bayern Munich's president says limits should be set for transfers and salaries

4 May 2020

Herbert Hainer
Photo: PA Images The president of FC Bayern Munich, Herbert Hainer, sees the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to discuss "excesses" in football.

The president of the German club, Herbert Hainer, sees the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to discuss "excesses" in football.

Hainer says market regulation in the sport is positive "up to a certain limit".

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Limits should be imposed on transfers and salaries in football, according to the president of FC Bayern Munich, Herbert Hainer, who sees the crisis as an opportunity to discuss "excesses" in the sport.

With football in Europe suspended and clubs' revenue streams largely in decline due to the coronavirus pandemic, a number of key stakeholders have proposed revamping the entire business of the sport in order to prevent similar future scenarios of financial uncertainty. 

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