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Fabio Capello’s England continue on the road to South Africa when they host Kazakhstan in a crucial World Cup qualifier this Saturday.

Uefa president Michel Platini has added his voice to calls for a a salary cap to be introduced.

Platini’s comments come in the wake of the Football Association chairman Lord Triesman revealing that English clubs currently owe an estimated £3billion in debt.

Triesman is pushing for a salary cap to try and safeguard the futures of a number of clubs with the fear that the current economic crisis could result in some clubs going bankrupt.

However, Platini insists a maximum level on wages will not happen for some time.

“We have to speak about the number of contracts in the clubs, we can speak about salary but I am not an expert, I am an expert of football of the game,” Platini told Sky Sports News.

“The rest we have to learn. We have to go slowly and to look at what we can do, but it is necessary for the good of football.”

Platini also launched a scathing attack on the influx of foreign owners in the Premier League over the last few years.

“If you bring people from Qatar and there is no-one from Liverpool or Manchester at the club, where is Liverpool or Manchester?” said the UEFA chief.

“I think it is not good. I think the Qataris should invest in Qatar.

“They should develop the football in each country. Can we do something against it? I will try to.

“Do you want in Liverpool an Arab sheikh as president with one Brazilian coach and nine or 11 African players? “Where is Liverpool in that? We have to make some rules.

“What is football? Football is a game and this game has become popular because of the identity.

“You have to have identity, that is where football’s popularity lies.”

Platini also confirmed that Uefa would looking at ways of introducing Europe-wide regulations.

“Can we do something against it? I will try to do something, I am not sure it will be possible to do that but I have to see European law, English law, French, German, Russian, Ukrainian, many.”

Fabio Capello’s England continue on the road to South Africa when they host Kazakhstan in a crucial World Cup qualifier this Saturday.

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