Breaking News: Liverpool place some non-playing staff on furlough

Liverpool have taken the decision to furlough some non-playing club staff – but those affected will continue to be paid 100% of their salary. Furloughed staff will receive 80% of their salary through the government’s job retention scheme – with the Reds making up the difference.Fellow top-flight clubs Bournemouth, Newcastle United, Norwich City and Tottenham Hotspur have also taken the decision to furlough staff after the Premier League was suspended following the coronavirus outbreak. The Liverpool ECHO’s chief LFC writer Ian Doyle reacts to this breaking news. For information regarding your data privacy, visit