"In relation to the first team, the reduction will be more than the 70% initially proposed by the club", reads a statement on the club's official website.
"For that reason, we can not help but be surprised by the fact that from within the club there are those trying to put us under the microscope or apply pressure for us to do something that we have always been clear that we would do", he added. The silence of the senior players had caused unease among the Barca board. This comes after it had been suggested that the club's best-paid professionals were the only ones against the pay-cuts announced last week.
In a statement also released by Luis Suárez on Monday, Messi embraced the need for the players to be the ones to bear the brunt of the economic impact on the club but criticised the board for their handling of those measures and for what he sees as an attempt to turn public opinion against them.
He added, "We want to clarify that our desire has always been to apply a drop in salary because we fully understand that this is an exceptional situation and we are the first ones who have ALWAYS helped the club when asked".
Spain is one of the worst-hit countries by the COVID-19 pandemic.
"The time has come to announce that, apart from the reduction of 70 per cent of our salary during the state of alarm, we are going to make contributions as well so that club employees can collect 100 per cent of their salary for the duration of this situation", Messi wrote on Instagram.
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"Much has been written and said about the first team of FC Barcelona in what refers to the salaries of the players during this state of alarm", Messi continued. This additional contribution by the team, together with the contribution that the club itself shall make, will guarantee 100 per cent of the salaries of all non-sporting staff at the club, which will be submitted for an ERTE (temporary redundancy) this week.
Last week, reports emerged that several senior members of the squad are said to have baulked at Barcelona's plans to cut wages by 70 per cent, with president Josep Maria Bartomeu moving to ensure a more favourable compromise was reached.
La Liga had taken action after a member of the Real Madrid basketball team contracted the virus.
Prior to the postponement of football, Barcelona had been leading La Liga by two points.
And in a worse-case scenario in which the season can not be concluded, there is a danger that television contracts will also not be honoured.
Spain is now in a State of Emergency as the country battles to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
All football in Spain has been put on hold indefinitely as the number of deaths continue to rise in the country.
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