Coronavirus: EFL players told to expect wage cuts in the coming months

20 March 2020

Stoke
Photo: PA Images The loss of matchday revenue is hitting clubs especially hard.

Players across the leagues can expect wage cuts in the coming months, according to the Daily Mail, with the EFL's relief fund only expected to cover the next four weeks.

The loss of matchday revenue is hitting clubs especially hard.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

EFL players have been told to expect wage cuts or deferrals in the coming months to help deal with the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Daily Mail.

With English football being postponed until at least 30th April, lower-league clubs are being hit especially hard in terms of cash flow due to the loss of matchday income, on which they are heavily reliant.

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