Barcelona Find New Ways to Improve Financial Situation
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Barcelona Find New Ways to Improve Financial Situation

24/06/24 12:00

Over the past 10 years, FC Barcelona’s issues regarding their financial situation have increased drastically to a point where they now have to repay over €1 billion from loans.

These fees need to be paid by 2032 and €613.5m of that needs to be paid before 2028.

According to the Sunday Express, who Football Park rate as a tier two in reliability, Barcelona have put over half of their squad up for sale in order to improve their current situation.

In the past Barcelona have bought some very expensive players, with Philippe Coutinho being a great example for why the Spanish side has financial issues.

Coutinho joined the club in 2018 for an incredible fee of €135m but he never became a big part of the team and spent most of his time with the club on loan at Bayern Munich and Aston Villa who ended up buying the midfielder for €20m in 2022.

Just looking at the numbers, Barcelona lost €115m through a single transfer. Similar stories happened with Ousmane Dembele and Antoine Griezmann to name a few.

Back in 2023, Barcelona came up with other interesting ideas to decrease their debts. According to MailSport, who Football Park rate as a tier three in reliability, the club was selling diamonds made from the Camp Nou turf.

There has been no official announcement on which players will be up for sale and which will stay at the club.

Regardless, it will be interesting to see how Barcelona will find their way out of their current major financial problems.

Benji Kosartiyer
Journalist
Kelly Stock

Football Writer

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