first_imgThe measure will be binding when it becomes official, and will link the 20 teams in Ligue 1 and Ligue 2. The footballers who will suffer the most will be those who receive a salary of € 100,000 per month thereafter, as they will see a reduction of 50%. For those who earn between € 10,000 and € 20,000, 20% will be withheld, 30% between € 20,000 and € 50,000, and 40% between € 50,000 and € 100,000.The main objective of the LFP is to give oxygen to all the clubs in France, since after the refusal of Canal Plus France and BeIN Sports to pay the remaining television rights, the payroll that they had to paying players had increased by € 140 million over last season. The restrictions will last until the end of the coronavirus crisis. The LFP’s “social dialogue” group has reached an agreement, this Tuesday, to apply the reduction of wages to all footballers in France. The agreement comes after a meeting between Jean-Pierre Caillot, president of the Stade Reims, and Philipphe Piat, co-president of UNFP, the largest representative body for soccer players in France.last_img