Barca’s spending is still very high even though Neymar is gone

Barca’s spending is still very high even though Neymar is gone

Barcelona suffered a budget swell for the players’ salaries even though one of its stars last season, Neymar, has left The Catalans have to pour out 588 million euros (€ 9,367 billion) to pay his squad for a season.

Neymar pulled out of Barca in the summer transfer window 2017 after Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) redeemed his release clause worth 222 million euros. The departure of the Brazilian striker made Barca could save 324,000 euros (about Rp 5.161 billion) which became Neymar salary for a week.

Even so, it turns out Barca still have to spend very large funds for the salaries of players. From the club’s annual budget of 897 million euros, 588 million euros must be spent on player salaries this season.

This amounts to 84 percent of the overall budget, exceeding the 70 percent standard they have set. The swelling forced Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu to examine revenues from the sale of jersey, sponsorship contracts, and to seek maximum allocation of broadcasting rights.

In addition, the swelling also forced Barca have to sell some of its flagship players. Reported from Marca, Barcelona intend to release Arda Turan and Thomas Vermaelen in the transfer window in January 2018.

Barcelona expenditure threatened to swell because Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto is rumored to be extending the contract in a few weeks. If the contract extension is accompanied by a raise, El Barca would have to rack my brain to keep their financial condition stable.

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