Mourinho and Spurs stars face paycut as Levy places staff in furlough

first_img“We have seen some of the biggest clubs in the world such as Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Juventus take steps to reduce their costs.“We ourselves made the difficult decision to reduce the renumeration of all 550 non-playing directors and employees for April and May by 20 per cent utilising, where appropriate, the Government’s furlough scheme.“We hope the current discussions between the Premier League, PFA and LMA will result in players and coaches doing their bit for the football eco system.”4Most Read In SportTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battle’I ACCEPT’McGregor accepts Silva fight at UFC catchweight of 176lbs in huge super-fightTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedA CUT ABOVEMike Tyson shows two-inch cut ‘picked up in training’ ahead of boxing returnPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’Meanwhile, Spurs have been fined £18,000 after Uefa blamed Jose Mourinho for delaying the Champions League match against RB Leipzig by three minutes.There are further worries for the capital club after Harry Kane announced he will not remain for the sake of sentiment.And there are fears Jan Vertonghen will leave on a free transfer this summer after he reportedly rejected a new contract amid interest from Ajax.Simon Jordan blasts Premier League clubs for putting non-playing staff on furlough and says footballers must take a pay cut 4JOSE MOURINHO and his Tottenham stars face a pay cut after Daniel Levy warned they will “have to do their bit” in the current coronavirus crisis.Spurs have become the second Premier League club after Newcastle to slash wages for non-playing staff.⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates4 Daniel Levy has warned Jose Mourinho and his Spurs stars they face wage cutsCredit: PA:Press AssociationA total of 550 people have seen their salaries cut for two months.And some have been placed on furlough, which will allow them to claim 80 per cent of their wages from the government up to a monthly maximum of £2,500.But with some of world football’s top clubs also cutting back on player wages, Spurs chief Levy has warned the likes of Mourinho, Harry Kane and the rest of the players are next in line.4Mourinho pockets an incredible £290,000-a-week at the London club, while Kane makes £200k-a-week.Levy, who was the Prem’s best-paid exec last season with £7million, confirmed in a club statement: “The club’s operations have effectively ceased, some of our fans will have lost their jobs and most will be worried about their future.“The Club has an annual cost base running into hundreds of millions of pounds.CORONAVIRUS CRISIS – BE IN THE KNOWGet the latest coronavirus news, facts and figures from around the world – plus essential advice for you and your family.To receive our Covid-19 newsletter in your inbox every tea time, sign up here.To follow us on Facebook, simply ‘Like’ our Coronavirus page.last_img

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