The former Aston Villa footballer has condemned another of his former clubs for dismissing some of his non-playing staff.
Liverpool announced earlier today that they will be taking a number of non-players on leave, with “complex discussions” underway.
Club staff will receive their full salary – but from the government and Liverpool.
Norwich, Tottenham, Bournemouth and Newcastle have also announced plans to put the staff on leave.
“I do not know any Liverpool fan of a position that will be nothing but disgusted with the club for staff on leave. ” said the former Villa star on Twitter.
“It’s just f ***** g wrong. “
“Furlough is for small business staff to keep these small businesses from going wild!” Every Premier League owner has cash and makes money from soaring club values.
As for the club itself, Liverpool – supported by billionaire John W. Henry said they “are working on a solution that secures jobs” as the coronavirus epidemic continues.
“Even before the staff leave decision, there was a collective commitment at higher levels of the club – on and off the field – everyone working on a solution that guaranteed jobs for club employees during this crisis unprecedented, “said a Liverpool Declaration.
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“There is an active engagement in progress on the subject of deductions from wages during the period when matches are not played as planned. These discussions are complex and, therefore, the process is underway. “
Villa has yet to announce any new action following yesterday’s Premier League statement which confirmed a further suspension of high-level action in the wake of the coronavirus.