Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy attracted the headlines for all the wrong reasons last week.
In a statement on the club’s official website, Levy announced that 550 employees will be paid 80 per cent of their salary for the next two months, with the Government’s furlough scheme utilised where possible.
The scheme allows staff to claim 80% of their wages, to a maximum of £2,500 per month.
Premier League rivals Liverpool followed in the footsteps of Tottenham also placed some of their non-playing staff on furlough, but unlike the North London club, they were prepared to pay the 20 per cent different (BBC).
Liverpool decided to reverse their decision earlier this evening when chief executive officer Peter Moore penned a letter to the club’s supporters on the official website whilst also offering an apology to the fanbase.
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen took to Twitter earlier this evening when his official account ‘Liked’ a Tweet from the BBC Sport page which carried the story of Liverpool’s decision which has since been ‘Unliked’.
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