Coach accepted to reduce salary, Rooney criticized the proposed pay cut

Coach Gareth Southgate agreed to reduce the salary by 30% to reduce the financial burden for the English Football Association (FA) during the pandemic.

Southgate’s current salary is US $ 2.2 million per year, equivalent to US $ 183,000 per month. With a commitment to reduce the salary by 30% due to Covid-19, the England coach will lose nearly 55,000 USD per month.

Southgate’s move comes at a time when players in the UK are strongly opposed to the proposed reduction of salary by the Premier League organizers. Earlier, the FA admitted that it could lose up to $ 123 million in revenue because of Covid-19, due to canceled or canceled events.

Contrary to Southgate, many influential players in the United Kingdom do not accept a salary cut, pushing the relationship between the Professional Football Players Association of England with the Premier League organizers to a stressful level.

Many captains like Kevin De Bruyne (Man City), Troy Deeney (Watford) or Mark Noble (West Ham) argue that the reduction in wages is only beneficial to the owners, and the British government loses more taxes, causing real losses. benefit public services needed.

Rooney criticized the proposed 30% pay cut

Wayne Rooney believes the players were turned into scapegoats as the community struggled with Covid-19.

The Premier League held an online meeting with the Player Association (PFA) and the British Coach Association (LMA) to negotiate a 30% cut on player wages, or allow clubs to delay payment. But that proposal was not supported by some, including Rooney.

Public health secretary of the UK government Matt Hancock led the way in calling players to reduce wages to support the community because they are high-income people.

Rooney’s views are backed by former England players Gary Lineker and Gary Neville. Meanwhile, after a meeting with the Premier League leadership, the PFA announced that a reduction in player salaries could cost the government $ 245 million in taxes.

MU plans to spend 150 million euros for the alternative of Pogba

The leadership of MU is planning to recruit Saul Niguez from Atletico Madrid to strengthen the midfield. Expected this deal “Reds” must spend 150 million euros.

According to the Daily Mail, Manchester United are planning to spend 150 million euros to recruit Saul Niguez from Atletico Madrid. The Spanish midfielder is considered the perfect replacement for Paul Pogba, who is often absent from injury this season and no longer has the motivation to contribute to Man United.

Saul has just renewed a nine-year contract with the capital Madrid, and 150 million euros is the sum to break the deal. Saul is a versatile midfielder who can play many positions in the midfield, very suitable for Ole Solskjaer’s coaching efforts to strengthen midfield and build the team.

The 24-year-old can take on a creative role, assisting strikers in scoring goals. Saul Niguez has the qualities suitable for the team that Solskjaer coach is building: Young, rich in dedication, world class.

The willingness to pay for Saul’s services showed that the “Red Devils” leadership no longer earnestly kept Paul Pogba. The Frenchman has been away most of the season because of an ankle injury. Currently, there is information that Real Madrid wants to use 100 million euros in exchange for Pogba.

If Saul is successful, the midfield of United will be worth seeing with the presence of the duo Saul Niguez and Bruno Fernandes.

This season, Saul is the most important player in the tactical system of coach Diego Simeone at Atletico. The Spaniard has 37 appearances and has 4 goals.

Does Paul Pogba try to avoid playing for Man United?

In an interview with The Times recently, expert Graeme Souness appreciated Paul Pogba’s talent. However, the Liverpool legend also criticized the attitude of the French midfielder in the Manchester United shirt.

In the 2019/20 season, Pogba has just played 8 games (610 minutes) and has 2 assists. Currently, the French midfielder in the process of recovering from injuries after ankle surgery and has to leave the game long

However, COPE insisted Pogba no longer had difficulty moving, could fully train normally, but refused to play for Man United for fear of relapse.

Pogba’s future at United is a big question mark. The Daily Mail said Pogba could join Real Madrid or Juventus for € 150 million in the summer of 2020. This money could help Man United easily find alternatives in the transfer market and invest in the club. Other positions in the squad.