Soccer-Wages up and losses down in European football (Reuters)

By Brian Homewood MONTE CARLO, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Footballers' wages have continued to rise in Europe although clubs are losing less money than before, European soccer's governing body UEFA said on Friday. Secretary general Gianni Infantino said that the figures were the latest sign that UEFA's financial fair play policy, intended to force clubs to rein in spending, is having an effect. Infantino said that players' wages had gone up by an average of 6.5 percent in the latest financial year while clubs' revenue had increased by 6.9 percent. ...

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