Juventus players and coach Maurizio Sarri have reached an agreement over a wage reduction that will save the Italian champions 90mn euros in the 2019-2020 financial year, the Serie A club announced on Saturday.
Naija News Understands that Sarri and the players agreed to a four-month pay cut to help the Italia champions during the coronavirus crisis.
The agreement comes at a time when leading clubs around Europe have had to slash wage bills because of the dramatic impact of matches having to be postponed or played behind closed doors due to the spread of the virus.
The understanding provides for the reduction of the compensation for an amount equal to the monthly payments of March, April, May and June 2020″, Juve added, saying personal agreements with coach Maurizio Sarri and the players will be finalised in the coming weeks. Three players at Juventus previously tested positive for the virus, which include forward Paulo Dybala, defender Daniele Rugani and midfielder Blaise Matuidi.
Here is the clubs tweets below annoucing the Agreement with the players and the coach
— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) March 28, 2020