Premier League gives £125 million crisis package to lower leagues and ask players to take 30 per cent wage drop

3 April 2020

Coronavirus
Photo: PA Images Premier League clubs have unanimously at a meeting Friday afternoon agreed to help the EFL and the National League to immediately deal with the fact that clubs at that level are hit hardest by the loss of matchday revenue. 

Premier League gives £125 million to the EFL and National League as well as a donation of £20 million to NHS.

Clubs to consult players over a combination of reductions and deferrals amounting to 30 per cent of total remuneration.

2019/20 Premier League season suspended indefinitely but clubs vows to complete full campaign.

Mads Meisner Christensen mm@offthepitch.com

Premier League clubs have unanimously agreed to help the EFL and the National League to immediately deal with the fact that clubs at that level are hit hardest by the loss of matchday revenue. 

A meeting between all 20 member clubs was held on Friday afternoon and they discussed financial relief for clubs in the short term.

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