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English football powerhouse Chelsea said Saturday it will pay personnel, including the first team squad, in full amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“We are not planning any general redundancies or furloughs for our full-time staff who are continuing to be paid 100 per cent of their current wages,” it said in a statement. “The club can confirm we will not be taking advantage of the Government’s current Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme which runs to 30 June.”

The Premier League team said casual workers and match day personnel at Stamford Bridge Stadium will also be paid through June 30.

It will

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