In the Federal Football League, players and officials are showing great willingness to partially suspend their salaries.
Media reports indicate that all players, the entire board and the entire board of directors of record master FC Bavaria Munich have declared themselves ready because of the cuts due to the Coronavirus pandemic to give up 20 percent of their salaries. This is reported by the “Image” newspaper.
The personnel costs of FC Bavaria in the season 2018/19 were met by all employees at 336,2 million euro, the turnover was at 750,2 million euro.
Among other things, the players of FC Schalke 04 and Werder Bremen have already offered a salary ban themselves, Also at Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund, discussions are underway.
“Sport1” reports that the Schalker Team Council has proposed reductions of up to 30 percent.
At the BVB, a step-by-step model for the temporary reduction of payments was presented to the professionals, who had shown solidarity. If there are no games, 20 percent is to be omitted, in case of ghost games on ten percent of the monthly salary.
BVB rejects comment on salary waiver
Coach Lucien Favre has also announced a salary waiver by itself after the management. The association refused to comment on “SID” request.
At Bayer Leverkusen, Sports Manager Rudi Volker sought the conversation with team captain Lars Bender.
“We are thinking and the players too, Lars gave me the signal. Everyone is required to help their own club,”said Volker.
Everyone has to contribute:”Of course, this also applies to those in charge of the club, such as Fernando Carro, Simon Rolfes (Managing Director or CEO). Sports director, d.o.b.) and myself.”