Coronavirus latest: Roma players, coaching staff give up four months’ salary


The Giallorossi sit 5th in the Serie A standings and last played a match on March 1.

Roma‘s players and coaching staff have actually offered up their wages for the rest of the season to assist combat the financial fallout of the coronavirus crisis.

The Giallorossi sit 5th in the Serie A standings and last played a match on March 1 after football throughout the continent stopped in a quote to restrict the spread of Covid-19

Roma’s players, first-team coach Paulo Fonseca and his staff have actually now offered to give up four months’ salary this season, while jointly accepting pay the distinction to non-playing staff on the Federal government’s social safety net plan.

Roma chief executive Guido Fienga stated: “We constantly speak about unity at Roma and in offering to cut their wages for the remainder of the season, the players, the coach, and his staff, have all showed that we actually remain in this together.

The #ASRoma players wrote to CEO Guido Fienga to offer a financial service that will see them forgo their salary for four months to assist the club during the #COVID19 crisis. tWFpAbaX

— AS Roma English (@ASRomaEN) April 19, 2020

“(Club captain) Edin Dzeko, all the players and Paulo have demonstrated they understand what this club stands for and we also thank them all for their superb gesture towards the employees at this club.”

The Italian club stated: “If the present season is and resumes finished, the club and the players, coach and his staff have actually concurred a reward strategy to be paid based on the achievement of specific sporting goals.

“In the coming weeks, individual agreements with the players, coach and the coach’s staff will be finalised, as required by current regulations.”

In addition, Roma’s club management are offering up a portion of their salary during the shutdown duration.

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