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Premier League clubs forced into 30% wage cuts as 2019/20 season is suspended indefinitely
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Premier League clubs forced into 30% wage cuts as 2019/20 season is suspended indefinitely

The Premier League has proposed a 30% wage cut on all clubs as the Coronavirus pandemic continues hitting hard. 

This was reached upon during a stakeholders meeting held on Friday, which also included representatives from all clubs.

This comes a day after Britain's Health minister Matt Hancock urged players to 'play their part' in the battle against the virus by taking wage cuts. 

A statement from the Premier League read in part;

"In the face of substantial and continuing losses for the 2019/20 season since the suspension of matches began, and to protect employment throughout the professional game, Premier League clubs unanimously agreed to consult their players regarding a combination of conditional reductions and deferrals amounting to 30 percent of total annual remuneration,"

"This guidance will be kept under constant review as circumstances change.

"The League will be in regular contact with the PFA, and the union will join a meeting which will be held tomorrow between the League, players and club representatives," 

The Premier League season was also indefinitely suspended, with action set to resume when 'safe'. 

Action was initially set to resume on April 30th, but it was pushed back for the third time as the world moves to contain the monstrous virus.