The Premier League club Arsenal FC want to stress 55 Points in the club. The Arsenal announced on Wednesday on its Website and justified the planned step, with the financial impact of the Corona-crisis. In new players, the record wants to invest-Cup winners ' Cup but still. The harsh criticism called forth in social media part, which was also directed against the former German national player and Arsenal-professional Mesut Özil.FAZ.NET completely
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The main sources of income had "reduced significantly", - stated in the message from Wednesday. This would be especially at loss of TV money and lack of viewers days revenue to the game. The club pointed to the "significant financial support" of the American owner of the Sports & Entertainment. In addition, players and staff would have helped due to voluntary salary waiver, the financial impact of the pandemic, mitigate, and thus allows more the team is invested. The remains "a key priority", it said.
In social media, the proposed measure is provided partly for outrage. "If the players would donate a portion of their salary to the employees, you could cover the but sure?" a user wrote on Arsenal's Twitter Account. "Embarrassing," commented another. Also Arsenal's top earners Mesut Özil, who was not even in the squad, was on Wednesday again in the criticism. "Get rid of Özil," wrote one Fan, "Problem solved". The former world champion should earn according to British media around 350,000 pounds (approx. K 387,000 Euro) per week. Özil's football shirt contract in London is still running until the summer of 2021.
The German Jurist Erkut Sogut, acting as a consultant of Özil, working together with colleagues on the development of a global gaming consultants Association. The aim of the Association of PROFAA (Professional Football Agents Association) is "a global Organisation with a democratic structure, regular elections and a Board of management to build," said Sogut in the Interview to the Internet portal "Spox". "Once this is all grown up, we go to Fifa and say: "Here we are, and we want to be stakeholders." So far, the Association had approximately 100 members.Updated Date: 05 August 2020, 13:19