Inside Whats App conversations as Premier League players revolt over proposed pay cuts – Mirror Online, Mirror.co.uk
League players are in full scale revolt over proposals to bring in drastic pay cuts.
They have set up a captains Whats App group and all 32 are being urged to stand strong together, reject the plans and not break rank after one club skipper branded them “disgusting.”
Mirror Sport understands the Players are absolutely committed and willing to make big financial sacrifices – but want their money to go to charities and not straight back to wealthy club owners.
And a huge bone of contention is how it is being done because different clubs are going direct to players, asking them to renegotiate contracts – and trying to bully them into signing up.
Mirror Sport has been told one club with wealthy owners has asked every player to cut their salary by ten per cent over the entire length of their contract while another suggested players reduce their wages by (per cent during the crisis.