The Scottish professional Football club Celtic F.C. announced on Friday that to reduce a significant amount of salary for the period of April-June the club’s Chief Executive, Manager, non-executive directors, first-team squad, executive team, and backroom staff have decided to cut off their salaries.
While ensuring that all the rights and interest of the team members are safeguarded. So the club official said that this initiative will help to come out from the current Coronavirus Crisis.
“This club is all about teamwork and solidarity, on and off the park. We are well aware of the economic realities and are very willing to play our part in recognising them. We will come through this in unity and then look forward to the challenges ahead,” said Neil Lennon, club manager in an official statement.
“We also know that many within society, including our own support, are facing distress and, in some cases, tragedy. Everyone at Celtic Football Club, including the players and my own backroom team, expresses our appreciation of the work being done by NHS staff, carers and all who are providing vital public services at this time,” he added.
As we all know about the impact of Coronavirus Pandemic on all over the world and almost several countries had been lockdown which lead to economic down.
Already Football club decided to go for salary reductions. Earlier Serie A club first team players salary had been cut off up to one-third. Italian Club Juventus also announced to cut off salary of all those who are associated with club to combat this deadly virus.