The president of the AFE, David Aganzo, with Ainhoa Tirapu (Athletic)

DUE TO THE SALARY REDUCTION

The AFE president thinks that there will be no problems between Barça and its players

Published:26/03/2020 - 20:22h

Updated:28/03/2020 - 17:25h

The coronavirus crisis is threatening the clubs, which have asked footballers for an effort to avoid economic problems. The president of the AFE thinks that there will be no problems between Barça and its players due to the salary reduction

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The stop caused by the coronavirus has left touched to the clubs, that look for solutions not to remain sunk by the crisis. In addition to the sportive consequences, concern especially the economic, because the fault of income could affect to the present and future of numerous entities. Waiting for that the sanitary authorities contribute novelties, follows debating on some key points.

This Wednesday, David Aganzo, president of the Association of Spanish Footballers (AFE), conceded an interview to the program 'The Crossbar', in which it valued a delicate situation for all the involved: "What concerns us is the situation of the country. It is moment to be calm and support in what we can. It concerns us the health, the sport remains in second plane. It can be real that do not play more, but what want to recalcar is that there is an alone war, that is the pandemia. The footballers go to be flexible to put his granite of sand".

"I think that at the end we have to see if it goes back to play or no, do not know the moment in which it will disappear the state of alarm or the moment in which the curve will go down. Claro that want that the competitions can play because it would be signal that the country is well", explained, before desgranar the posture of the community of the players and underline the advice that the unions will contribute them in the next months.

In this sense, ensured that it has demanded to the clubs that avoid the temporary settlement of agreements: "Many are valuing it, but have communicated them that it is not moment to do ERTES. It touches to be joined and when it know if it restarts or no the competition, already will see ". Besides, it referred to the possible reduction salarial that others pretend to put in practice, and trusted that there will be a total understanding.

"The players and the clubs will decide, we will be to his side for any problem that have"

"We have to see the complete problem. The players are hard-working. They are concienciados of the problem that exists and are the first that they want to help. They go to be they those that go to decide. We will be to his side for any problem that have", aimed, and even mentioned some concrete case: "we Speak with all the captains of all the teams. In the case of the Barcelona have spoken with one of his captains and are expecting of what say the club".

"Each club has his circumstances. They have to arrive to an agreement. They are they those that will take the best decision for his future. The players know all the situation that lives the country and his clubs. They are the first in helping. The footballers are very concienciados and are they those that will arrive to an agreement with his clubs", insisted when it was questioned by a proposal of the Barcelona directive, that would have requested a cut of 70% of the wages that would have been refused by the changing room.

"The economy of the clubs do not know it. Here we do not go to go in. In the decision that take have to be all together. They are clubs very powerful and concerns us his situation, as the one of all his mates", underlined, and finalised repeating in that it does not treat of enrocarse in a position, but that the negotiation prosper with the minimum affectations for all the parts. "Have very clear the labour situation of our country. If the company needs ours help, will have it", sentención offering to mediate in the cases that need it.

Aganzo Thinks on the possible solutions to the crisis

Aganzo Also pronounced on the measures that are taking to brake the crisis, and did not want to think on which already are activating in other countries, like Germany, that has begun to confirm reductions salariales: "I respect to the other mates of other countries. Each club and each player have his circumstances. They are expecting that the situation improve because they are the first that want the best for the situation of the country. The fundamental is to see if the state of alarm lengthens or no".

Finally, the leader answered on a possible restructuring of the calendar, and admitted that in spite of the availability of dates by the postponement of the Eurocopa and the Glass America, go to put limits. In spite of the will and the need to complete those that more better parties, recalcó that will not put in risk the health of the workers: "it Is an exception, but the protection of the footballer is his health. We have to see as it programs everything, but play each 48 hours will be complicated".

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