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West Ham keen on salary cap

July 3, 2012
By Harry Harris, Football Correspondent
West Ham and a group of pragmatic Premier League clubs are leading a revolution to unofficially cap players' salaries and slash extortionate agents' fees in a bid to avoid the billions of pounds of TV cash filtering straight out of the clubs, ESPN can reveal.

The clubs are keen to end the current use of income streams such as the bumper cheques from TV, central sponsors, overseas TV rights and shirt sponsorships towards ever escalating player wages and agents' fees.

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