Eden Hazard, other Real Madrid stars brace up for pay-cut amid coronavirus pandemic

Eden Hazard, other Real Madrid stars brace up for pay-cut amid coronavirus pandemic

- Eden Hazard and his Real Madrid teammates are gearing up to accept pay cut amid coronavirus pandemic

- The Galacticos are taking a cue from Barcelona who have made that decision already

- This means the Belgian's £400,000-a-week wage could be slashed into half or even more

Real Madrid have reportedly concluded plans to slash the wages of their players due to the outbreak of deadly coronavirus.

Los Blancos are following the steps of their rival Barcelona who already reached an agreement with their players to cut their salaries by 70 percent.

The Catalans captain Lionel Messi was said to have announced that he and his teammates have no problem with that idea.

This new development will, however, have a major impact on Eden Hazard who earns a staggering £400,000-a-week pay.

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According to SunSport, Real president Florentino Perez had earlier ruled out the option of cutting his players' salaries.

Meanwhile, with no money coming from the TV deal and other advertising channels, the club would not be able to muscle their way through this trying time.

The Spanish League is not the only league facing this huge problem, the Premier League risk losing about £762 million in broadcast revenue is the season was declared void.

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And the same goes to the UEFA organised championships which could lose billions in TV money if the season was cut short.

The Sun reports that Real are planning to have a dialogue with their players to reach an agreement instead of just slapping a percentage on them.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Lionel Messi has revealed that Barcelona players will donate their wages so club employees can continue to be paid full salaries during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

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Messi and his Barcelona teammates have taken it upon themselves to donate 70 percent of their salaries to help pay their coaching staff in full.

But Messi made the announcement in a post on his Instagram account, writing: "Much has been written and said about the first team of FC Barcelona in regards to the salaries of the players during this period of a state of alarm.

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