Bargaining in Spanish football club Barcelona continues to amaze in recent years. Recently, information emerged about the generous contracts that some players received from the Camp Nou organization, although the club’s treasury was yawning.
Report it AS Diary site Referring to the radio station RAC1, which came up with the drafting of contracts for the two mainstays of the Barcelona A team.
Both players, who were not named, had a generous clause in their contract to pay €11m for playing at least half of the team’s matches during the season, and another 1.2m if a Champions League side progressed from the group to the round. From 16, 3.6 million for potential treble and 15 million for loyalty – keeping the contract and not strengthening Bayern’s biggest rival.
In one of the leaked contracts won by RAC1 editors, the player received a conditional bonus to stay in the team for the 2020/2021 season worth 6.7 million euros. If he stays at the club in the current year 2021/2022, he will receive another 2.8 million, while next season this number will rise to 5.6 million. S .’s Diary It is noted that these bonuses are more than 13.5 million euros, which represents the base salary of the player.
These bonuses, and many more, were part of the renewal of player contracts when Josep Maria Bartomeu was president of the club (2014-2020). Old new president Joan Laporta has acquired FC Barcelona with huge liabilities that have jumped to 1.35 billion euros.
According to Ferran Riverter, chief executive of the Catalan club, Barcelona had to make big cuts even on players’ salaries, which have fallen to less than 100 million per season. Main rival Real Madrid spends more than seven times that amount on salaries every year. Due to the exceptionally unfavorable financial situation, Barcelona could not afford to extend the contract with Lionel Messi, who eventually went to the French club Paris Saint-Germain. Germain.
According to Reverter, the club will now focus on youngsters from its La Masia academy. “If we do that, we can return Barcelona to the position it deserves”, Note.
However, there is nothing left for Barcelona, because, as reported by the Spanish media in recent days, the Catalan club will be able to invest a maximum of 16 million euros in the staff in the January transfer window, given the economic situation.
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