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Serie A players’ association reject ‘unmanageable’ pay cut proposal

The Italian soccer players' association on Monday rejected a proposal from Serie A clubs to reduce salaries by a third if the season does not resume, describing the proposal as unmanageable. The Italian league announced that the guideline austerity measure was agreed on by 19 of the 20 clubs, with Juventus exempted as they had already finalized a deal with their players to relieve the financial pressure on the club as the coronavirus pandemic persists. The reduction would equal four months of salary although it would be reduced to just two months if the season is completed. The league added: “it remains understood that the clubs will define the agreements directly with their members.” However, the players' association has responded with a statement, describing the league's behavio...