Barcelona propose entire club take wage cuts

25 March 2020

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Photo: PA Images A salary reduction for all professional teams in the club, including the football team, is currently being discussed at Barcelona.

A salary reduction for all professional teams in the club, including the football team, is currently being discussed at Barcelona.

LaLiga expects a maximum of 25 per cent of its clubs to take advantage of government wage support.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Barcelona are discussing a salary reduction for all the club's professional teams to deal with the financial fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo.

With the number of coronavirus cases in Spain growing rapidly, LaLiga was postponed indefinitely earlier this week, that is to say, until such time as the Spanish government determines matches can resume without posing a health risk.

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