Barcelona in recent days repeatedly been rumored to be coming soon Lautaro striker Miralem Pjanic Martinez and midfielders, two players in Serie A. But kicking while rumors Pjanic nothing progresses the Inter Milan side recently up Lautaro case dismissed and told to pay 111 million euros Barcelona, contract liquidation amount of Lautaro, to own Argentine striker.
Barca have mass layoffs because the fiscal deficit
Barca have not always had the money, because they have not paid enough to make player salaries. Radio Cadena SER has recently published an information surprising, said the situation Covid-19 caused heavy damage to the revenue of the club, players' wages at Barca could be slow regardless of team this ball has negotiated with members of team 1 to a pay cut.
Sources said the board of directors moderate Barca emergency meeting to discuss layoffs some apparatus at the club and hope that the amount would be somewhat redundant enough to temporarily pay for the team 1. In which the most notable is scouting the team's Camp Nou now down to about 15 people, when the original 40 who is in charge in many tournaments and many continents (and that number is said to be too much).
Barca's first team salary fund is said to account for 80% of annual sales team and earn this amount of course greatly depleted because Covid-19. Even if the football activities in Spain again, Barca can only hope royalties TV will temporarily reduce the pressure for them, while ticket sales, shop in shop, visit museums and services others are not.
Jaume Roures, Mediapro CEO, owns the copyright unit broadcast La Liga
Jaume Roures, CEO of Mediapro, the unit holds the copyright La Liga, had an interview with Cadena SER and said he was very concerned with the financing of Barcelona by the stability of Barca related to benefit business of Mediapro. "Finance Barcelona very unstable and I have talked about this several years ago. With the disease situation now that more revenue will not come back, no way of recovery, "he Roures comment.
"Barcelona is one of the La Liga club suffered damages with the amount of loss can be up to 600 million euros, but they are the most attention because they spend too much. The highest salary Barcelona's La Liga and in 3 years they are also the highest transfer fee. They put themselves in a position not secure ".
Barca now not make enough money to pay on time for Lionel Messi
As he Roares say, financial Barca have been questioned not only when Covid-19 occurred. In summer last year the Spanish press revealed Barca had to borrow 140 million euros in the 2017/18 season to pay players, and they have to borrow more than 35 million euros transfer fee to pay for Antoine Griezmann.
Meanwhile profit 2017/18 season reaching just 17 million euros, and to the 2018/19 season was only 4.5 million euros, although the 2018/19 season they reached a record 990 million turnover euros. So would not be surprised if translated Covid makes Barca really not enough to carry almost 30 million euro salary / year of Lionel Messi.