Levy ‘plans to put ground staff to use on his private estate’ amid coronavirus

first_img4TOTTENHAM chairman Daniel Levy is reportedly considering plans to put Spurs’ ground staff who have not been furloughed to work on his private estate during the coronavirus pandemic.The ground staff are continuing to maintain the pitch at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, but do not need to prepare it for match days with the Premier League suspended indefinitely as the COVID-19 bug continues to sweep the globe.4 Daniel Levy is reportedly considering plans to put Spurs’ ground staff who have not been furloughed to work on his private estate during the coronavirus pandemic⚠️ Read our coronavirus in sport live blog for the latest news & updatesSpurs’ groundsman are also enjoying a lessened workload at the training ground in Enfield, which is also shut as players and the rest of the public self-isolate.According to The Telegraph, Tottenham chief Levy is planning on using the ground staff to work at his private Hertfordshire estate.However, Spurs insist he would pay for the private use of the staff himself rather than coming off the club’s payroll.It comes as Levy and the Premier League giants came under fire for going ahead with 20 per cent wage cuts for their 550 non-playing staff during April and May, with around half being furloughed.It means the British government will pay 80 per cent of their salaries despite the extraordinary riches in England’s top flight.Mike Ashley, the owner of Newcastle who is worth around £2.3billion, was the first to make non-playing staff furlough before Spurs and European Champions Liverpool followed.However, after facing major public backlash runaway league leaders Liverpool reversed their decision.Levy and Spurs face the wrath of the public again after it emerged manager Jose Mourinho could face a police warning after he was spotted taking a training session on public parkland yesterday.4Most read in football THROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’ExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himNICE RONCristiano Ronaldo goes on family bike ride with partner Georgina Rodriguez & kidsREF RAIDChampions League ref Vincic ‘arrested in raid into drugs and prostitution ring’Pictures appeared to show the Spurs boss doing drills with three players on Hadley Common in North London.An online video showed Davinson Sanchez and Ryan Sessegnon jogging around the same park much closer together than the government’s recommended two metres apart.SunSport understands one of the players was £65million record signing Tanguy Ndombele.4 Spurs stars Sanchez and Sessegnon run side by side in parklandGive now to The Sun’s NHS appealBRITAIN’s four million NHS staff are on the frontline in the battle against coronavirus.But while they are helping save lives, who is there to help them?The Sun has launched an appeal to raise £1MILLION for NHS workers.The Who Cares Wins Appeal aims to get vital support to staff in their hour of need.We have teamed up with NHS Charities Together in their urgent Covid-19 Appeal to ensure the money gets to exactly who needs it.The Sun is donating £50,000 and we would like YOU to help us raise a million pounds, to help THEM.No matter how little you can spare, please donate today herewww.thesun.co.uk/whocareswinsappealTottenham stars Sessegnon and Sanchez ‘jog side-by-side together in London amid coronavirus social distancing warnings’last_img

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