Covid-19: Partey, Baba, and Aidoo among 6 Ghanaian players set for pay cuts in Span

Published on: 23 March 2020

As many as 6 Ghanaian players plying their trade in Spain could have their pay cut into halve as a way of saving clubs from their financial burden during this hard period created by the Coronavirus.

Given the name Covid-19, what has been declared as a global pandemic has infected over 350,000 people and has also killed more than 16,000 people.

Spain is one of the many countries in the world which has been rocked by the coronavirus. So far, it has halted all sporting activities in the country including the Spanish La Liga which is most patronized.

While clubs continue to struggle, they are looking to discuss a possible pay cut with players to ensure they do not go bankrupt before the Covid-19 storm passes by.

Critically assessing the situations on the grounds, 6 of the Ghanaian players who will be affected include Atletico Madrid superstar Thomas Teye Partey as well as Joseph Aidoo of Celta Vigo and the highly-rated Mohammed Salisu who plays his football at Real Valladolid.

The other players are Real Mallorca trio Iddrisu Baba, Lumor Agbenyenu and Baba Rahman.

SPORT newspaper is reporting that La Liga players will agree to the pay cut to save the clubs in this difficult time to ensure they have a club to play for when calm is settled.

Football authorities in Spain continue to monitor the situation on the ground but have stressed that the 2019/2020 La Liga season will surely be completed.