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Barcelona players facing more wage cuts

Barcelona players are facing more wage cuts.

AS says Barcelona players face having to take yet another wage cut having already agreed to a 70 per cent reduction in March.

Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu visited the training facilities on May 23, where it is reported he told players that further savings needed to be made, to the tune of £9m.

The players are yet to give their response to the latest request, which follows on from them voluntarily giving up a combined £12.5m (€14m) in wages between them.

Tensions within the club are frought due to the actions of the Barcelona board.

Players were under the impression that their wage cut would be used towards guarding the jobs of non-playing staff.

However, Barcelona announced that it would not be covering their costs, instead deciding to furlough employees using Spain's ERTE scheme.

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