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Barcelona to take players who refuse to accept a pay cut to court

FC Barcelona are said to be ready to drag any player who refuses to accept a pay cut to court amidst the financial crisis they are currently battling with. The Spanish club is owing close to two billion dollars due to ambitious spending in the last couple of years. Barcelona are expected to pay up […]

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Barcelona opens pay-cut talks with Coutinho, Griezmann, and Busquets

As part of a cost-saving measure, Barcelona is set to tie Philippe Coutinho, Antoine Griezmann and Sergio Busquet to new deals that will come will salary cut. Barcelona acceded to the requests made by the players that their salary should be negotiated separately from other personnel as the cases were different. So, the trio could […]

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Major League Soccer to Cut Players Salaries by 20 Percent

Major League Soccer is proposing a 20 per cent pay cut for all the players in the league. The league body has submitted the official proposal to the MLS Players Association. The proposal became necessary to help clubs in the American League to remain in business as clubs’ revenue has drastically dropped due to lack […]

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No Pay Cut for Chelsea Players as Olivier Giroud Sets to Extend Contract

Chelsea football club is the first club in the Premier League to announce that its players would not take a pay cut amid the coronavirus pandemic that has halted football across Europe. In a statement issued by Chelsea to make the announcement, the club urged the players to donate to charity, the NHS and support […]

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COVID-19: Why Mesut Ozil Refused to Accept Pay Cut at Arsenal Despite Being Club’s Highest Earner

Germany national team and Arsenal top-earner Mesut Ozil is among the three footballers at the North London club that has refused to accept a 12.5 per cent pay cut amid the coronavirus pandemic. Recall that clubs in the Premier League have been negotiating with their players to accept a pay cut as a means to […]

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Arsenal players set to agree to take 12.5% pay cut with promises of Champions League incentives

Reports have revealed that players of Arsenal FC are set to accept pay cut after they have been promised Champions League incentives. Arsenal players will be the first team in Premier League to accept a pay cut after talks to make players in the league accept payment reduction proved abortive earlier this month. The new […]

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Liverpool place some non-playing staff on furlough, Collymen and Carragher reacts

Following the elongated suspension placed on football activities in Europe due to the outbreak of COVID-19, many football clubs have been introducing pay cuts to their staff. Football clubs will do everything possible to stay afloat during this turbulent time that has greatly affected all the necessary means of generating revenue for clubs. No more […]

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Manchester United playing squad to donate 30% of their salary to the NHS to intensify fight against coronavirus

New reports revealed that Manchester United playing squad has agreed to donate 30% of their weekly wages to the NHS in the fight against the novel Covid-19 in England. England has ranked high in the number of affected countries after it recorded no fewer than 500 death in less than 24 hours. Reports revealed that […]

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Owner of SPFL Club Hearts Threatens to Suspend Wages of Players if they Refuse 50% Pay Cut

There is fire on the mountain for the players of Hearts Football Club in the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) as the owner of the club, Ann Budge, sent a letter to them threatening the players that the wages of any player who refuses a pay cut would be suspended from March 31st. Budge wants […]

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