Sheffield Wednesday have reportedly requested to furlough their gamers after being relegated from the Championship.
The Owls completed backside and dropped into League One for the primary time in 11 years earlier this month.
There was controversy off the pitch, too, with Sheffield Wednesday proprietor Dejphon Chansiri sacking managers Garry Monk and Tony Pulis in the course of the 2020/21 marketing campaign.
Now, The Telegraph declare Owls stars have been ‘shocked’ by the membership’s request to have a few of their salaries paid by the federal government’s coronavirus job scheme.
The report provides the gamers, who haven’t been paid on time this month, have rejected the proposal.
Sheffield Wednesday began the 2020/21 season with a six-point deduction, which had been minimize from 12, for breaching spending guidelines.
And so they had been unable to point out constant kind below three completely different managers with their relegation finally confirmed below Darren Moore on the ultimate day of the marketing campaign.
The Owls have since launched 10 gamers, together with Keiren Westwood, Matt Penney, Tom Lees, Elias Kachunga, Joey Pelupessy, Adam Attain, Jordan Rhodes, Joost van Aken, Moses Odubajo and Kadeem Harris, to chop their wage invoice.
In an announcement on the membership’s web site, Chansiri took ‘full duty’ for Sheffield Wednesday’s relegation.
He stated: “As your proprietor and chairman, I take full duty for every thing that occurs at our membership.
“I’m the chief and in good instances or unhealthy, the duty for Sheffield Wednesday lies with me. I’m sorry to you all that we’ve got been relegated.”