Seven-time Slovakian soccer league champions MSK Zilina were positioned into liquidation on account of monetary troubles after the season used to be put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic. The membership have terminated the contracts of 17 gamers who refused the phrases of a pay reduce. “The liquidator disregarded the gamers with the best salaries and the ones whose contracts had been completing this summer season or wintry weather,” the membership mentioned Monday in a commentary. “We let pass of 17 gamers whose salaries had been value probably the most,” Rastislav Otruba, the membership’s prison consultant, instructed Slovakia’s TASR information company.
The membership had requested gamers to take a short lived pay reduce so as to check out and make amends for monetary losses after the season used to be interrupted.
“The proposal used to be to scale back our salaries via 80 %, which used to be so much,” goalkeeper Dominik Holec wrote on his Fb web page Monday. He mentioned he used to be “able to barter” a pay reduce however to not the level of the only proposed.
“We gained an offer from the membership and we did not agree. We nonetheless sought after to succeed in a deal. We did not know the membership used to be going to claim itself bancrupt,” Miroslav Kacer, probably the most gamers laid off, instructed native day-to-day SME.
“Our 2020 funds is in line with revenues we had been reckoning on receiving this summer season right through the switch length. Nowadays, this quantity will probably be in all chance with regards to 0,” the membership mentioned.
Then again, MSK Zilina insisted they might nonetheless have the ability to end the season if it used to be to sooner or later restart.
“The younger gamers, who’ve proven keen and cohesion, may have their probabilities,” learn the membership commentary.
MSK Zilina are 2nd within the Slovakian best flight. They gained the closing in their seven nationwide titles in 2017.