The players goes unusual ways to rescue our club from a financial crisis. Among with the staff, everyone cuts off 10% of their wages.
As we all know, the economy could have been better these days. The club has been open about it, and are willing to go a number of ways to rise the income. One way has been to offer valuable players to rivalling clubs. That’s not popular in the players camp, and therefore they have agreed to lower the wages, on the condition that no one leaves the ship. Everyone in the squad believe that this season can be one of the clubs best ever, and they don’t want that opportunity ruined.
Of cours no one wants this, as André Hansen said, but it has to be done. The players must take their share.
The squad counts 22 players, and lets say the average wage is 500.000 NOK (65.595 EUR). That means that we’ll save 1.1 millions NOK (144.309 EUR). I’ts not enough to rescue the club itself, but it’s a lot of money …