Ethical concerns behind Liverpool's rejection of Qatari hotel
6 November 2019
Liverpool have rejected their FIFA-allocated hotel in Qatar for the Club World Cup in December.
According to the Athletic, the club's background checks uncovered ethical concerns with the five-star hotel.
According to the Athletic, Liverpool have rejected the hotel they were allocated in Qatar by FIFA for the Club World Cup tournament in December, with ethical concerns uncovered by the club's background checks.
Liverpool were allocated to stay at the Marsa Malaz Kempinski, a five-star hotel on the artificial island of Pearl-Qatar.
A 2018 investigation by the Guardian, which found that migrant workers at the hotel were working in breach of labour laws and earning below-minimum wages, is understood to have been part of Liverpool's considerations.
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