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Gareth Bale 'was the ONLY player to REJECT a pay-cut' to his £500,000-a-week wages at the height of the coronavirus pandemic... with rest of the dressing room 'accepting 10% cut without hesitation' Gareth Bale was the only player to refuse to take a pay cut this year The club asked the players and staff to take a 10 per cent cut due to coronavirus Welsh star was unwilling to forfeit 10 per cent of his £500,000-a-week salary Those that did accept a pay cut helped the club save a total of 50million euros  Bale did make a huge donation to charity, giving £500k to Cardiff & Vale Health 

By Charlotte Daly For Mailonline

Published: 12:14 BST, 18 October 2020 | Updated: 16:00 BST, 18 October 2020

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Gareth Bale was reportedly the only player that refused to take a pay cut earlier this year as the club struggled with the financial ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic.

With the club losing revenue due to the suspension of football, the staff and players were asked to accept a 10 per cent cut to their annual salaries, with that rising to 20 per cent if the league was unable to continue.

It is believed that the entire first-team were in agreement over the wage reduction, except Bale. The Welshman was advised by his representatives to refuse the cut on his mammoth £500,000-a-week wages.

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