Werder Bremen face losses of more than €40 million due to coronavirus pandemic

27 April 2020

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Photo: PA Images The amount, described as the worst-case scenario, would still be manageable, according to Bremen's chairman, Klaus Filbry.

The amount, described as the worst-case scenario, would still be manageable, according to Bremen's chairman.

The club expect to lose a minimum of around €20 million.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Werder Bremen could lose more than €40 million as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the club's chairman, Klaus Filbry.

German football has been suspended until at least 30th April due to the coronavirus pandemic, but clubs have been allowed to resume training since 5th April – provided local state and city authorities allows it. However, two of the country's state prime ministers earlier this week publicly voiced support for football's resumption behind closed doors as early as 9th May.

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