Premier League players launch fund to help medical workers
Premier League players are pitching into a new fund to help combat coronavirus in England.
While the much-discussed and controversial topic has been pay cuts for players, the players are making a statement of generosity in the interim.
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“A huge number of players from all Premier League clubs” have agreed to contribute money to help those on the National Health Service’s many charity groups, aiming to “help the frontline” in the fight against coronavirus.
Premier League captains Jordan Henderson of Liverpool and Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur were among a host of players to share the statement on Twitter:
NHS charities director Ellie Orton calls it a “fantastic” initiative that will raise “vital funds” for the country.