David Moyes takes voluntary 30 per cent wage cut as West Ham boss becomes third Premier League manager to slash salary

DAVID MOYES became the third Premier League boss to slash his salary after volunteering to take a thirty per cent pay cut.
West Ham’s manager made the offer to the board last week to ease the financial burden on the club during the coronavirus crisis.


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Hammers boss David Moyes has taken a 30 per cent pay cut
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He becomes the third top flight boss after Bournemouth’s Eddie Howe and Brighton coach Graham Potter to sacrifice a large slice of salary.
Moyes’ gesture was made separate from the current wrangling going on between Premier League players and the 20 clubs over pay reductions.
Moyes was happy to give up some of his pay because he is currently in lockdown at home in the North West of England and unable to do his job.
The Irons are currently paying all their non playing staff as per normal but cash flow is being squeezed with no matches being played or televised.


The club plans to raise additional revenue with a £30million share issue.
West Ham captain Mark Noble is at the forefront of the players’ wrangle over salary cuts.
The players feel some of their clubs are using the Covid-19 outbreak to implement wage cuts when they would be happy to give up part of their wages to good causes instead.

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