After two weeks of looking, Goldhar ordered a transversal cut and Ibich's players and staff would have to give up tens of percent of their salary (between 30% and 50%).
Mitch Goldhar and Ibich on the slightly happier days. The cut came to Kiryat Shalom
It took a while, but the Corona effect also reached Maccabi Tel Aviv, whose owner, Mitch Goldhar, is reportedly suffering losses in his companies. Now it seems that the yellows are going to announce a lateral cut.
Talks have begun with players about cutting their wages by 30 to 50 percent, according to everyone's personal contract, and the players appear to be ready to go. The cut in Kiryat Shalom is only expected for the next three months, but will probably not relate to next season.
The players are expected to make their decision in the coming days. The professional team led by Vladimir Ivich is also expected to cut his salary. It is not yet clear what will happen to the club's employees, but according to various estimates they have not been released to the USSR.
A source close to the champions said: "The whole industry is in this situation and everyone is considering their steps. It was easiest to make decisions quickly, but we took the time, and we examined all the consequences."