Premier League executives intend to take wage cut if players follow

6 April 2020

Photo: PA Images West Bromwich Albion's chief executive, Mark Jenkins (right), said over the weekend he would take a 100 per cent wage cut while the country is in lockdown.

Talks on wage deferrals between club executives and footballers are set to take place sometime this week.

The Premier League expects clubs to lose more than a collective £1 billion if the season is not completed.

Emil Gjerding Nielson and Mads Meisner

The executives of Premier League clubs have vowed to match any potential wage reduction imposed on players due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Times, as the English top flight scrambles to agree on a response to the current financial uncertainty.

Do you want to read this article?

Get instant access by signing up for a 7-day free trial

No credit card, no commitments and it will expire automatically.

You will receive a link that activates your trial in an email.