ROME – While in Italy there is a total clash between the clubs and the Italian footballers 'association on the subject of players' salaries, abroad there are some virtuous examples of professionals willing to reduce their wages.
After the players of Borussia M. , Here are those of Barcelona. Barcelona players are ready to cut their wages to cope with the coronavirus emergency.
According to reports from "Sport", the first team and the management have in fact found the agreement for the reduction of wages after the confrontation that took place in recent days between the club president, Josep María Bartomeu, and the captains of the first team (Leo Messi, Busquets, Sergi Roberto and Piqué).
The Spanish tabloid speaks of a broad understanding, still in its infancy but the availability of clubs and players has been total. Both managers and players have understood that this is an essential measure in times of global crisis.
Tomorrow President Bartomeu will connect in conference call with Eca, UEFA and some members of other European leagues to be able to make a common decision. Some teams, especially in Germany, France and Switzerland, have already announced specific measures.
However, Barça will seek to ensure that this type of measures can be taken in a common framework, including all the teams affected by the crisis, so that all clubs in Europe can apply the same model to alleviate their accounts in these times of crisis. (source ANSA).
Source: Blitz Quotidiano