Cagliari players give up salary of the month to avoid team layoffs
MILAN: first class Italian club Cagliari announced Monday that its first-team squad agreed to give up their salaries for the month of April.
Club president Tommaso Giulini thanked the players for their sensitivity in wanting to help protect the club in a particularly difficult and difficult period to predict.
As also requested by the signatories of the document, this transaction will contribute to a drastic reduction in the firings of club employees, the Sardinian club added.
Players in A series teams like Juventus, Roma and Parma have already agreed to cut wages amid the coronavirus pandemic that has killed nearly 31,000 in Italy .
No football has been played in Italy for over two months, but team training is expected to resume on May 18.