English football club Southampton’s players, staff and board of directors have agreed to defer a portion of their wages for three months over the financial fallout from coronavirus.

”The board of directors, the first-team manager, his coaching staff and the first-team squad have agreed to defer part of their salaries for the months of April, May and June to help protect the future of the club, the staff that work within it and the community we serve,” the club announced on Thursday.

It added that they took the necessary measures to ensure that the rest of the club’s staff

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