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Premier League chief cools talk of salary cap

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has rejected UEFA president Michel Platini's call for a salary cap, insisting he ''can't really ever see it happening'' in England.

French legend Platini wants clubs to be limited to spending a percentage of around 50-60% of their turnover on wages but Scudamore believes it would not be beneficial to the game as a whole.

''We've looked at this for 10 years,'' he told BBC Radio Five's Sportsweek programme.

''We keep looking at it and the practicalities of it and if you say 60% or 50% can be capped on wages, what it really does is absolutely lock in the natural order.

''I know Manchester United sit on top of our league today but they would be sitting on top of our league just about forever if you decided on that.

''It would help the big clubs far more than the small clubs. So if you have a small club who have got a benefactor, or who have got other ways of raising money or ways of funding, at least it gives them a chance to compete.

''The problem with a percentage-based salary cap is it would really, absolutely, lock in a far more natural order than we've got now.''

He added: ''I can't really ever see it happening.''

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