Serie A giants Juventus have confirmed that the players have agreed to reduce their wages for four months as the season remains suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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The five-time Ballon d'Or winner has already donated money - along with his agent - towards the fight against the virus which has affected countries all over the world.
According to Italian publication Tuttosport, the Portuguese forward will now take a pay cut of €3.8million while the campaign has been suspended.
On Saturday night, Juventus confirmed that the players and coaching staff have agreed to a wage reduction.
Juventus Football Club S.p.A. announces that, due to the current global health emergency is preventing the performance of the sporting activity, it has reached an understanding with the players and the coach of the First Team regarding their compensation for the residual portion of the current sport season.
The understanding provides for the reduction of the compensation for an amount equal to the monthly payments of March, April, May and June 2020. In the coming weeks, personal agreements with the players and the coach will be finalised, as required by the current regulations.
The economic and financial effects of the understanding reached are positive for about EUR 90 million for the 2019/2020 financial year.
Should the current season's matches be rescheduled, the Club will negotiate in good faith with the players and the coach conditional increases of compensations according to the actual resumption and finalisation of official competitions.
Juventus would like to thank the players and the coach for their commitment at a difficult time for everyone.
While some leagues have announced dates they hope to resume, the 2019/2020 Serie A season was suspended indefinitely as Italy have been heavily affected by the virus.
There have been a number of players in the Italian top flight who have tested positive for the coronavirus, including Juventus trio Daniele Rugani, Blaise Matuidi and Paulo Dybala.
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