Nigeria Players In England May Suffer Pay Cut

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Nigeria Players In England May Suffer Pay Cut

By Sampson Adedeji

Following the delay in the ongoing season due to Corona virus outbreak around the World, Nigerians plying their trade in the English football may suffer 20% pay cut.

Football and sporting activities were suspended by the government after the coronavirus cases spiked up in the country, BSN Reports

According to the reports the coronavirus threaten the survival of lower division clubs hence emergency talks between the PFA, Premier League and EFL have been held to help these clubs cushion the effect.

The Premier League stars are facing a potential £100millon-plus pay cut — to keep lower-league clubs alive .

No agreement has been made yet with Premier League sides and bigger Championship clubs, who are not in the same financial dire straits as some.

But the hope is a relief fund will filter down the leagues to those who need it.

Wages up to the end of this month are not thought to be at risk.

Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Isaac Success and Alex Iwobi are in the premier league while Leon Balogun among others are in lower division.

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