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Italian Football Federation to seek help to sort Serie A financial crisis

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The Serie A and other tier leagues in the country have been affected by the coronavirus and the FIGC plan to seek help from the government.

The Serie A is not left out of the financial implications the coronavirus pandemic has caused so far.

Football is stopped all over Europe and with no match-day revenue, many clubs have asked players to take pay-cuts to help solve the problem.

Lots of players have gracefully done so, while some are reluctant to do so, as the case of the Barcelona players which we reported earlier today.

Serie A clubs were initially proposing a 30-50% decrease in salaries but it appears the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) might now consider asking the government for help.

According to Corriere della Sera h/t by Football-Italia, the proposal will include a request of economic benefits for the players who have an income of no more than €50,000 a year, mostly players from Serie B and Serie C.

The Serie A is currently suspended at the moment and with growing uncertainty each day, there have even been calls for the current season to be voided.