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FIFA suggests extending players' contracts, moving transfer window due to coronavirus impact

FifPro General Secretary Jonas Baer-Hoffman explains covid-19's financial impact on even the biggest clubs.

FIFA has recommended extending players' contracts which were due to end in June and said it will allow transfer windows to be moved to allow for extensions to the current European season caused by the coronavirus pandemic, it said Tuesday.

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The global football body also said it would encourage clubs and players "to work together to find agreements and solutions during the...

Even Messi couldn't fix Serie A - La Liga chief Tebas slams exit talk

Shaka Hislop and Steve Nicol clash over Lionel Messi's standing after his UCL showing vs. Chelsea in 2018.
La Liga releases a video to thank those still going to work amid the coronavirus crisis in Spain.

La Liga chief Javier Tebas has heavily criticised Serie A's finances following talk Inter Milan was a realistic destination for Barcelona forward Lionel Messi.

Ex-Inter president Massimo Moratti told an Italian radio station that he felt Inter signing the six-time Ballon d'Or-winner was no longer a "forbidden dream."

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- Tebas: Coronavirus could cost Spanish clubs €1bn

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Man United's Sanchez won't take pay-cut to leave - sources

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Alexis Sanchez will stick it out at Manchester United rather than leave in a cut-price deal in the next transfer window, sources have told ESPN.

Sanchez is spending the season on loan at Inter Milan with United paying a portion of the 31-year-old's salary.

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He would be open to making the move permanent but the Italian side have reservations because of the cost of any potential...

Coronavirus: Italian PFA labels Serie A decision to cut player wages 'shameful'

Former MLS player and current doctor Marshall Leonard sheds light on his efforts to fight coronavirus.
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La Liga releases a video to thank those still going to work amid the coronavirus crisis in Spain.

The Italian Footballers' Association (AIC) has heavily criticised Serie A's decision to cut all player and manager wages by a third in order to help cover the financial losses caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Serie A announced on Monday that, should the 2019-20 season be cancelled, wages would be cut by a third, while the salary deficit would be reduced to a sixth if the campaign reaches a conclusion.

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Coronavirus: Serie A announce all players, managers wages to be cut by a third if season is not completed

Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso addresses how potential wage cuts and deferrals would impact Serie A.

Serie A has announced that all players and managers will have their wages cut by a third if the season is not concluded due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The league also said the wages will be cut by a sixth if the campaign can be finished as planned.

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The announcement will not affect Juventus, who have already reached an agreement over a wage reduction that will save them...