Tuesday's Most Important Stories: FC Barcelona required to reduce wage bill by almost 50 per cent as LaLiga reveals season limits; Football investors not discouraged by pandemic; Premier League sees steep rise in coronavirus infections

17 November 2020

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Photo: PA Images LaLiga has revealed its maximum spending limits for the 2020/21 season. FC Barcelona have to reduce wages by 43 per cent.
Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

1. FC Barcelona required to reduce wage bill by almost 50 per cent as LaLiga reveals season limits

LaLiga has revealed its maximum spending limits for the 2020/21 season in another bout of bad news for FC Barcelona. The Catalans are required to reduce their wage bill by 43 per cent to €382.7 million from a figure of €671.4 million last season, at that point the largest in world football. 

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