Leeds: Wider influence of coronavirus will certainly set you back club numerous extra pounds every month
Last Updated: 26/03/20 10: 25 am
Leeds United’s players, training team as well as elderly monitoring group have actually offered to take a wage deferral “for the foreseeable future”.
The action will certainly permit all 272 permanent non-football workers along with most of laid-back team to proceed to be paid at Elland Road as well as the club’s Thorp Arch training school.
A Leeds declaration read: “Leeds United can validate that the players, training team as well as elderly monitoring group have actually offered to take a wage deferral for the near future to guarantee that all non-football team at Elland Road as well as Thorp Arch can be paid as well as the stability of business can be preserved throughout these unpredictable times.
“The spread of the COVID-19 infection has actually seen the UK as well as lots of various other countries around the globe in a state of ‘lockdown’ as well as whilst there is a common dedication to full the period, there is no concrete prepare for a return day with Marcelo Bielsa’s side resting top of the Sky Bet Championship with simply 9 video games left to play.”
Speaking to Sky in Italy previously today, Leeds proprietor Andrea Radrizzani stated he really felt the financial influence of the coronavirus pandemic will likely be a catastrophe for the club.
Leeds’ declaration included: “The absence of components, termination of occasions, effect on secondary earnings as well as closure of the football funding market will certainly set you back the club numerous million extra pounds every month.”
The Leeds first-team team jointly stated their dedication to the club as well as prompted followers to proceed to play their component in assisting stem the surge of the COVID-19 infection.
“Leeds United is a family members, this is the society that has actually been developed by every person at the club, from the players as well as the board to the team as well as the fans in the stands,” a first-team declaration reviewed.
“We deal with unpredictable times as well as consequently it is very important that most of us interact to discover a manner in which the club can press with this duration as well as finish the period in the means most of us wish we can.
“In the meantime, let’s work as one to listen to the government advice and the health service and beat this virus.”