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OFFICIAL: Real Madrid also confirms a salary reduction

Published:8/04/2020 - 19:57h

Updated:8/04/2020 - 19:57h

The coronavirus crisis has hit the football world hard, and clubs are suffering the consequences. Real Madrid has officially confirmed that it will also apply a salary reduction

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The world of the football keeps his battle against the crisis of the coronavirus, that is doing mella in the economic section. While the sportive authorities encourage in scheduling a return to the competitions with guarantees and without risks for the population, the clubs study the best form to surpass the pothole, that has complicated the aims on the terrain of game and even more the financial stability.

The Real Madrid has announced this Tuesday the agreement to apply a discount salarial, a measure that saw rumoreando in the last days and that finally has been confirmed. The group that directs Florentino Pérez has attended the councils of the Association of Spanish Footballers and has looked for solutions to avoid the ERTES, recortando the wages to two of his professional staff and respecting to the rest of workers.

The whites affirm that the first teams of football and basketball renounce to 10% of his annual wage, that could elevate to 20% if the season 2019-20 no complete. According to data contributed by the newspaper 'ACE' in base to the last accounts presented by the entity, the first case would correspond with a saving of 28 million euros, whereas the second would expand the profit until the 56 millions.

The communiqué specifies that this decision has been voluntary, and that will affect to players, trainers and employees. Of this form will avoid drastic alternatives that they could prejudice to the more than 800 workers that are linked to the club. Besides, it has commanded a message of union, solidarity and support to all the affected by a situation of which trusts go out working in community.

The quoted half adds that the managers 'merengues' do not dare to quantify the economic impact of the pandemia, that will be able to check when all go back to the normality. The stop of the championships and the commercial activities could leave a remarkable hole in the accounts, that would situate between 100 and 150 millions. In spite of everything, the directive warns that there is not danger of face to the future.

The communiqué of the Real Madrid

"The players and the technicians of the first staff of football and basketball of the Real Madrid, headed by his captains, together with the main executives of the distinct directions of the club have agreed to recess voluntarily his reward for this year between 10% and 20%, in function of the circumstances that can affect to the closing of the present sportive season 2019-20.

This decision, adopted by players, trainers and employees, avoids traumatic measures that affect to the rest of workers, in addition to contributing with the economic aims of the entity in front of the decrease of income that suffers these months like consequence of the suspension of the competitions and of the paralización of big part of his commercial activities.

The Committee of Company of the club backs emphatically this decision, that considers responsible and modélica.

The Real Madrid shows proud of all those that form this big family and of his inquebrantable culture of values, that does especially valuable in moments of difficulty like east.

Of equal form, the Real Madrid, his partners and fans, want to do arrive all his affection and solidarity to those who have suffered the direct consequences of this illness that is striking us to all, especially to those that have lost some familiar or some be wanted.

The club wishes a prompt recovery to all the patients and wants to transmit his deeper gratitude to all the people that are developing an essential function, exemplary and solidaria in the fight against the COVID-19.

From the Real Madrid, all our support and our strength with the convencimiento that together go to surpass, definitely, this difficult moment".

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