Manchester United will not apply for coronavirus job retention scheme

7 April 2020

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Photo: PA Images Manchester United will not be applying for the government's coronavirus job retention scheme, according to an email sent to the club's staff by executive vice chairman Ed Woodward.

Manchester United will continue to pay their 900 full-time employees as usual during the pandemic.

Furthermore, the club have extended their commitment to paying non-matchday casual workers.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Manchester United will not be applying for the government's coronavirus job retention scheme, according to an email sent to the club's staff by executive vice chairman Ed Woodward, and will continue to pay their 900 full-time employees as usual during the pandemic. 

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