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Leeds United: Fans slam Liverpool for furloughing some of their staff

Leeds United: Fans slam Liverpool for furloughing some of their staff - Leeds United

Loads of Leeds United supporters have been heavily critical of the latest news coming out of Premier League outfit Liverpool.

On Saturday the Reds announced that some of their non-playing staff had been placed on the Government’s job retention scheme as a result of the worldwide pandemic which has caused football in England to be suspended. It will see them only receive 80% of their wage for the foreseeable future (BBC Sport).

It is a move which has already been heavily criticised by several connected to the club, including Jamie Carragher who described the move by the club as “poor.”

Liverpool’s actions are in stark contrast to the Whites, whose players, coaching staff and senior management all volunteered to take a wage deferral in order to ensure that the club’s non-football staff continued to receive their salaries in full during these difficult times (BBC Sport).

Many Leeds fans have slammed the Anfield club for furloughing many of their non-football staff, with some suggesting it shows greed from the wealthy owners of the Reds. Here is what was said on Twitter…

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