Bayern players accept salary cut

Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Published: 21:59, May 30,2020

 
 

Bayern Munich players have accepted a salary cut which will last until the ‘end of the season’ to help the Bundesliga champions through the coronavirus crisis, club president Herbert Hainer said on Saturday.

In April, the Bayern squad took a 20-per cent reduction in salary, but Hainer did not specify how large the cut was this time.

‘It is very satisfying to see that our team understands the situation and will again give up part of their salary until the end of the season,’ Hainer told German daily Bild.

Bayern sit seven points clear of second-placed Borussia Dortmund at the top of the Bundesliga with six games remaining as they look set to win a record-extending eighth straight title.

The German top-flight season is scheduled to end on June 27, although Bayern could potentially also be in the German Cup final on July 4.

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