Gazzetta dello Sport has released the Serie A wage bills and Milan have significantly cut back on wages from the 2018/19 season.
Milan are in 4th place in terms of salaries this season with €115m in total to be spent on wages. Last season they were in 2nd place with €140m. This year Milan are behind Juventus (€294m), Inter (€139m) and Roma (€125m). [GdS] pic.twitter.com/0yATT9dA4f— Meytar Zeevi (@RossoneriBlog) September 10, 2019
Milan's wage bill has dropped from €140m to €115m and sit as the 4th highest wage bill for the current season. Donnarumma is still the highest earner at €6m net per season followed by the captain Alessio Romagnoli at €3.5m.
The majority of the clubs’ new signings have wages between €1m and €1.5m with the exception of Ante Rebic who will earn €3m demonstrating the club's shift away from extravagant salary packages compared to the Chinese era at the club.
AC Milan and Italian Football Links
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- 114 websites that were illegally streaming sports events have been shut down by Italian authorities. [Football Italia]
World Football Links
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- An Iranian football fan has died after self-immolating outside a court last week. She was facing prison time for trying to enter a stadium. [The Guardian]
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