It started with the Italian clubs. The Old Lady players first presented the way to do something for the people in the international crisis. Later, the Spanish clubs have followed them. Barcelona players have deducted their 70 percent salaries for their staff. Now, the Premier League is going to follow them. No, they are not deducting the 70 percent like Barca or full salary like Juventus. Premier League will deduct 30 percent of its player’s salaries. So, it seems that the salary of the Premier League players is going to be reduced.
The popular league football competition English Premier League just analyzed until today. Now, they are going to make a decision when Coronavirus has become the headline in the world. Yes, the Premier League has tabled an offer to deduct the player’s salaries 30 percent. At the same time, they have already taken the decision of postponing the Premier League season for the unspecified period of time.
📰| The Premier League’s hopes of striking a deal to secure 30 per cent wage deductions or deferrals from players.
During Saturday’s voice-call conference Kevin De Bruyne, Mark Noble and Troy Deeney were the only playing representatives that spoke.
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— City Chief (@City_Chief) April 4, 2020
Why the Premier League clubs were not helping the Corona infected peoples, from the last few days, it was the main topic. The football fans in the world did not sit simply but criticized the Premier League a lot. A top official in England has also added that the top flight of the English competition consists of zero morality. Even a certain minister of England also told them to do something in the crisis. Finally, the Premier League has come to a decision. They are going to reduce 30 percent of their player’s salaries. And, they have already started the discussion with the footballers association PFA. The Premier League clubs have taken the decision through a video conference earlier today.
Not only they are deducting the salary but they have also taken the decision of postponing the season of the Premier League for the unspecified period of time. Earlier, they postponed the league till the 30th of April 2020. The Premier League has announced that they will donate the EPL clubs and the national league clubs in England around 12 crores pound. At the same time, they will donate 2 crores pound to the National Health Service so far.
“Take a pay cut, play your part”
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock has urged Premier League footballers to take a pay cut and make a contribution to help in the battle against coronavirus. pic.twitter.com/vZjVgB3BiJ
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) April 2, 2020
Earlier, the Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur gave vac to their few low earning workers without their salary. So, in the whole country, they criticized the poor decision of the Spurs. Now, through today’s video conference, Premier League has informed us that they are giving the highest priority to the people’s health right now.
A meeting of Premier League clubs has decided that a £20m donation will be made to the NHS, with £125m also being given to the EFL and National League.
It has also been confirmed that talks are ongoing with players about a 30 per cent cut in wages
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) April 3, 2020