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The great gesture of Bielsa and his players: they offered a salary reduction so that Leeds employees can collect

Eric Murphy

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The coronavirus pandemic does not stop and one of the side effects it caused was a global economic crisis. Football, of course, was not exempt from this, having practically all its leagues paralyzed.

Given this situation picture, Marcelo Bielsa and his footballers made a huge gesture to contribute to the finances of Leeds United and to the employees of the institution that need it most.

Leeds United can confirm that the players, the coaching staff and the senior management team offered to defer their salary in the future to ensure that all non-soccer staff on Elland Road and Thorp Arch (English entity training center) can receive your salary, and thus the integrity of the business can be maintained during these uncertain times, ”the club announced in a statement.

As reported by the British entity, “the lack of matches, the cancellation of events, the impact on additional income and the closure of the football financing market will cost the club several million pounds each month" Leeds, with nine games to go, led the England Second Division with 71 points.

This salary measure was taken after a meeting between the executive director, Angus Kinnear, the soccer director, Victor Orta, and some of the team's main soccer players. There are 272 employees on the West Yorkshire team.

"My players have shown an incredible sense of unity and unity and I am proud of their actions. We thank Marcelo (Bielsa), his coaching staff and all the players for putting our largest team first and taking care of the family," he said. Orta.

Finally, the leader closed the statement with a sentence in Spanish that Bielsa immortalized after being champion with Newell’s as technical director: “Now we must focus on public health and, when people are safe, finish what we started. Come on fuck"

Eric is the mind behind the inception of Sportsfinding.com which he has started when he developed an interest in watching sports. Keeping up to date with sports, specifically, Tennis is one of the daily things for him. Gradually, he is obsessed with this, and then he thought to start writing the latest news about his favorite sports, Tennis. So, he started out with Tennis and later added more sports enthusiast authors to write other sports news as well. Eric currently manages the website himself as he is quite well at managing servers and website backend stuff. Apart from this, he does write about the latest happening in the Tennis World.

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