LE SCAN SPORT – While negotiations are underway between players’ unions and clubs to lower salaries, the Montpellier striker spontaneously offered to lower his emoluments.
On Tuesday, the union of professional football players (UNFP) and representatives of Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 clubs met to discuss the subject of a possible drop in wages. At a time when the consequences of the health crisis and the withdrawal of Mediapro, broadcaster of the championships, French football awaits a boost from the players. The round table resulted in a declaration of intent from the UNFP which “invites players to discuss quickly with their clubs to consider the terms of reducing their remuneration in order to save professional football strongly affected by this crisis and to make so that the 2020/2021 season comes to an end. “
“No need to have a meeting to decide on this. I have no problem helping my club. I’m ready for it “
Andy Delort, the Montpellier striker, did not wait for negotiations to start between the workforce and the leaders to bring his stone to the building by announcing that he was ready to cut back on his salary. “No need to have a meeting to decide on this. I have no problem helping my club. I’m ready for it, ”announced the player who has stood out on several occasions in the past for acts of solidarity.
A few moments earlier, an internet user had challenged the player who had reacted to the announcements of Maxime Saada, boss of Canal + not to want to take back the TV rights left by Mediapro before a new call for tenders. “I am thinking of employees of Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 clubs,” Andy Delort wrote on his Twitter account as soon as questioned by this contributor who thought he might be caught. “Do we agree that you are part of the club’s employees too?” Because if an effort has to be made, I hope you will volunteer. I can hardly imagine the gardener winning the minimum wage to come forward to help the club financially ”, retorted a certain Sébastien J who very quickly got an answer.