Lazio Must Cut Down Expenses to Avoid FFP Trouble

Lazio will have to reduce their costs to remain in UEFA’s good graces and avoid potential FFP sanctions.

As the LeastSquares71 X account explains, European football’s governmental body has implemented new financial parameters that all clubs participating in continental competitions must adhere to. This season, a club’s expenses (gross salaries and transfer fees) cannot exceed 90% of its total income. This limit will decrease to 80% next season and further drop to 70% in the 2025/26 campaign.

As for Lazio, the source reveals that the club’s current costs are approximately €140 million. On the other hand, their estimated revenues for 2024 are €160 million, after taking into account their expected Europa League qualification if they manage to maintain their seventh place in the Serie A standings.

So based on the figures above, the club’s estimated costs are worth 87% of their revenues, which is above the UEFA limit set for next season (80%). Therefore, the Biancocelesti will have to take some measures to avoid Financial Fair Play sanctions. In other words, the capital side needs to either lower the wage bill or make capital gains by selling some players.

While the Europa League would provide Lazio with additional revenues next season, it remains incomparable to the amount the Champions League generated this term.

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