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Coronavirus: Arsenal players and coaches take 12.5% cut to wages

Arsenal's players will receive some of the money back if they hit targets on the pitch



Arsenal's first-team players and head coach Mikel Arteta have agreed a pay cut to help with the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Premier League club said the "voluntary agreement" sees those involved have their annual earnings reduced by 12.5%.

Read more: Coronavirus: Arsenal players and coaches take 12.5% cut to wages


Champions League final: Uefa plans for final on 29 August

Liverpool, the Champions League holders, were knocked out of this season's competition by Atletico Madrid



Uefa is working to plans that would see the Champions League final end the 2019-20 season on 29 August.

European football's governing body will meet on 23 April for more discussions about how to complete a campaign which has been disrupted by coronavirus.

Read more: Champions League final: Uefa plans for final on 29 August

Premier League clubs to discuss a possible 30 June deadline to the season

Premier League clubs will meet to discuss what should happen to the remainder of this campaign at a meeting on Friday




Premier League clubs will discuss the option of putting a 30 June deadline on the 2019-20 season at a meeting on Friday.

Not all clubs have been involved in informal discussions at this stage but, with a hoped-for May resumption to the season unlikely, club owners are looking at how to avoid potentially difficult contractual situations.

Read more: Premier League clubs to discuss a possible 30 June deadline to the season

Coronavirus and football: 'Impossible to know' when restart will be

Paris St-Germain beat Borussia Dortmund in March in a Champions League tie held behind closed doors because of the coronavirus pandemic



Football will "no doubt" return behind closed doors but it is "impossible" to know when that will be, says the body that represents Europe's top leagues.

Alberto Colombo, the deputy general secretary of European Leagues, said the suspension of the season because of the coronavirus pandemic was "a huge crisis".

Read more: Coronavirus and football: 'Impossible to know' when restart will be


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