Sevilla's president says agreement to top up furloughed staff's wages includes confidentiality clause

17 April 2020

JC
Photo: PA Images According to Sevilla president José Castro, applying for the government's furlough scheme was the best solution to deal with the financial consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.

The club's players, coaches and executives have committed to ensure staff furloughed will receive 95 per cent of their usual salary.

According to Sevilla president José Castro, applying for the government's furlough scheme was the best solution to deal with the financial consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Sevilla's agreement between their players, coaches and executives to top up the wages of furloughed staff put on the government's job retention scheme includes a confidentiality clause, according to the club's president, José Castro. 

The Spanish club earlier this week announced they would ensure employees put on the furlough scheme would receive 95 per cent of their usual salary by a redistribution of Sevilla's wage bill.

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.