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The PFA asks for an urgent meeting with the Premier: they could cut salaries in half

Gabby Barker

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All elite soccer in England was postponed until at least April 3 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the suspension will be deferred until at least April 30.

The break has affected, as in other competitions such as the Santander League, on the financial side, causing losses in all the clubs in the country, whether due to the tickets on game days or many other factors.

The BirminghamFor example, he has asked to postpone the payment of wages to his players and cut their wages in half for four months, at least to all those whose salaries exceed 6,000 pounds a week, that is, about 6,500 euros. Reducing the chips by 50% is an initiative that would be supported by English clubs.

According to him TelegraphThe Professional Footballers Association (PFA) has called for a meeting with the heads of England's First and Second Divisions to discuss salary reductions, which in some cases could be as high as 50%.

The Forrest Green of the League TwoFor example, who lives another serious case, has sought the government salary support to temporarily suspend all club staff. And these are just a few of the many cases now occurring in England.

That is why according to Evening Standard, the PFA (Professional Footballer's Association) urgently wants to meet with the Premier League and the EFL. Their intention is to talk about the financial crisis caused by the coronavirus.

“The PFA has requested an urgent meeting with the Premier League and the English Football League to discuss the impact that the Covid-19 crisis is having on the finances of teams and players.”, reads the official statement, which asks to work “in solidarity” with all industries affected ..

PFA is working “closely with the Premier League, the EFL and the WSL, to agree protocols on action plans, on areas related to contractual stability and on the resumption of the leagues.”

Gabby is someone who is interested in all types of sports, she loves to attend watching matches live. Whenever there is a match being played in her city, she makes sure to get the tickets in advance. Due to the love for sports, she joined Sportsfinding, and started writing general sports news. Apart from writing the news, she is also the editor for the website who checks and edits every news content before they go live.

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