Derby County are hoping a takeover of the club can be completed this week.
Completion of the deal would then see those players and senior staff who have not been paid in full for December, paid, as DerbyshireLive reported on Sunday.
Now Sky Sports is reporting that Derby's chief executive Stephen Pearce today told the first-team squad the club cannot currently afford to pay the players their outstanding wages from December, but they are working to address the problem.
It is now two months since the club announced that a deal had been agreed 'in principle' to sell to Derventio Holdings (UK) Limited, whose
link source - Derby Telegraph