Serie A coaches criticise league's wage cut proposal

8 April 2020

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Photo: PA Images President of the Italian coaches' association, Renzo Ulivieri (left), called Serie A's recommendation of imposing wage reductions overbearing.

The Italian first division has recommended clubs impose wage cuts of two to four months pay on players and coaches.

President of the Italian coaches' association called the announcement overbearing.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Coaches in the Italian top flight have criticised Serie A's recommendation of imposing wage cuts of two to four months pay on players and staff during the coronavirus pandemic, according to Reuters.

Serie A earlier this week proposed clubs cut their annual wage bills by one-third in case the season is cancelled entirely and one-sixth if it could be completed. 

The president of the Italian coaches' association (AIAC), Renzo Ulivieri, called the recommendation overbearing and said it would hit those on lower wages unproportionally. 

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