EFL chairman open to Championship salary cap

13 December 2019

Bury
Photo: EFL In the past year, the EFL has been troubled by several cases of clubs struggling financially, with August's expulsion of Bury from the league system the absolute low point.

"I think what most people say is, 'What are we really worried about?' It would be spiralling wages," the EFL's chairman, Rick Parry, told Sky Sports.

The EFL has already set up a working group of clubs to look at the possibility for further regulations and Parry believes a salary cap could be possible following a ruling made in Premiership Rugby.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Following the rapid increase of wages in the Championship during recent years and hoping to prevent the next Bury or Bolton case, the EFL's chairman, Rick Parry, has opened the door to a salary cap, which he believes there is growing support for. 

Nothing is off the table, but there's no solution that's been favoured

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