BARCELONA gamers may very well be taken to court docket in the event that they fail to agree pay cuts to ease the membership’s monetary disaster, in response to experiences in Spain.
LaLiga have already informed the Catalan giants to severely reduce their wage bill to adjust to league guidelines.
Lionel Messi remains to be but to signal his new Barcelona contractCredit score: AFP
However not each participant has jumped on the alternative to slash their pay packet, it has been claimed.
Mundo Deportivo report that Barcelona will subsequently launch authorized motion towards any participant who continues to reject a pay lower.
In what’s being described as an unprecedented step, the Blaugrana are set to place the strain on a variety of senior stars.
Jordi Alba has been named by the Spanish newspaper as one participant reluctant to just accept a discount.
Negotiations with Sergi Roberto are mentioned to be ‘intense’ with the right-back reportedly not contemplating a big lower in wages, citing the pay deferral agreed final 12 months.
Likewise, the membership hopes to kind the futures of Miralem Pjanic and Samuel Umtiti quickly, because it tries to jettison the high-earners.
Membership president Joan Laporta is alleged to have given his gamers till August 15 to agree a discount – or danger authorized motion being taken towards them.
Precisely what type this might take, and its possibilities of success in lowering the squad’s wage, stays to be seen.
The Camp Nou has not welcomed followers since March 2020, throughout which period Barcelona have misplaced round £345million in income.
However the Spanish facet are nonetheless hoping to compete for trophies subsequent 12 months, whereas conserving Lionel Messi.
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The Argentine has reportedly agreed to a pay lower of round 50 per cent forward of placing pen to paper on a brand new contract within the coming weeks.
Laporta beforehand claimed that LaLiga’s wage guidelines are hampering their skill to finally sign Messi to the deal.
Gerard Pique and Sergio Busquets are additionally mentioned to have knowledgeable the membership of their need to assist out by decreasing their pay.
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