Ruthless on the Camp Nou this summer season
“Cut back your wages or we are going to look to maneuver you on”.
That’s the message popping out of the Camp Nou this week in keeping with the entrance web page of normally dependable Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo. With Barcelona in extreme financial issue and trying to finance a deal for both Sergio Aguero or Memphis Depay this summer season, the Catalan outfit need to trim their present wage price range.
Stalwarts requested to renegotiate or transfer on
Based on the report, Barcelona will likely be sitting down with each Barcelona legends and newer signings. The 4 in query are Gerard Pique (34), Sergio Busquets (32), Sergi Roberto (29) and Antoine Greizmann (30). Between them, they’ve revamped 100 La Liga appearances for Barcelona this season, and have amassed over 1500 appearances throughout their Camp Nou careers.
Maybe probably the most stunning participant on that listing is Greizmann. Named as one of many membership’s seven “untouchable” gamers simply final summer season, the Frenchman has returned 12 objectives and seven assists for Barcelona this season, and is just two years into the five-year deal that the Frenchman signed when Barcelona purchased him for an astonishing £108 million.
Nevertheless, with Lionel Messi out of contract in the summertime, Barcelona will likely be doing every little thing of their energy financially to maintain the participant extensively thought to be one of the best of all time. Rumoured to have demanded £500,000 per week after tax when in talks with Manchester Metropolis, Barcelona might want to considerably cut back different gamers’ wages to be able to accommodate the Argentine.
Debt upon debt:
The European Tremendous League was not simply wished by Barcelona, it was desperately wanted. The Spanish membership are in big quantities of debt, as outlined in TifoFootball’s video beneath. This contains €320m switch funds due for gamers similar to Philippe Coutinho, Malcolm, and Arturo Vidal in addition to a wage construction that pays gamers some €3.3 million per week. This offers the membership the very best wage invoice in world soccer.
New President Laporta has managed to renegotiate a few of the debt to make the necessity to pay it again much less urgent, but they aren’t out of the woods but. Due to this, it’s straightforward to see why they need to offload their highest earners this summer season. The larger query is, will anybody need them?
Laporta has renegotiated a part of Barcelona’s debt, additionally sacked lots of Rosell and Bartomeu’s folks from the membership this week 💯
— Rafael Hernández (@RafaelH117) April 28, 2021