COVID-19: Chelsea players accepts pay cut

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Chelsea on radar to becoming the first Premier League squad to take a voluntary pay cut, the UK Sun reports.

It is believed that the players agreed to a slash in their wages, in a group WhatsApp chat with skipper Cesar Azpilicueta.

Despite extensive talks between top flight clubs and players, no team has so far agreed to a pay cut, to ease financial difficulties during the coronavirus crisis.

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For Arsenal, their squad is believed to be close to an agreement over a 12.5% reduction, after head coach Mikel Arteta intervened to convince the players.

However, Chelsea may be further down the line in announcing their pay cuts, after the squad collectively agreed to take a ÂŁ10million hit over the next four months.

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The reduction represents a 10% pay cut and will kick in from next month, with the players agreeing for it to remain in place until the start of the new season.

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