Premier League chairmen are split over how to introduce cost controls to their club's despite consensus action must be taken. Although a majority of the 20 clubs who attended a shareholders' meeting today are supportive of bringing in financial controls, major differences of opinion remain over what form these should take.
Any decision is likely to come into force from the start of next season.
West Ham co-owner David Gold told Press Association Sport: ''There have been no decisions made. The debate carries on. I am hoping that we can come to some conclusions for the best interest of the football clubs and the league as whole, hopefully before the start of next season.''