Figures for how much money Xavi Hernández’s side had to pay for their latest reinforcement have been revealed.
After many bad times, Barcelona pulls off a simply spectacular pass market. In it, the team strategically commanded by Xavi Hernandez has already finalized the landings of proper names of the caliber of Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha, Franck Kessie, Jules Kound and Andreas Christensen.
This is explained because, despite the serious financial problems that the Catalan team has gone through in recent years, John Laportathe new president, acted very successfully to clarify the so-called “economic levers” this allowed the Blaugrana to be able to carry out the aforementioned incorporations.
Amid this scenario, the last to land from the Barcelona first team was the aforementioned Jules Kounde, one of the best defenders in the top flight of Spanish football last season. It is that the French surprised locals and foreigners by defending the jersey of Seville, where they already miss him strongly.
Without going any further, Koundé, from the lower divisions of the Girondins de Bordeaux and selected 11 times for the France team, has become an absolutely decisive piece in the defensive structure of Julen Lopetegui’s team. In total, he has scored nine goals in 134 official matches in Andalusia.
How much did Barcelona pay?
As Spanish outlet ‘Cadena Ser’ reported in the past few hours, Barcelona had to shell out a real fortune to secure the services of the excellent 23-year-old defender who has a high chance of representing the Barcelona side. his country in Qatar. World Cup 2022.
Said Iberian media say that Barcelona have already paid Sevilla nothing more and nothing less than 50 million euros to be able to sign the versatile footballer. In turn, the transfer was made effective with other €12,500,000 which will be paid if certain goals are achieved, so the pass would reach the 62,500,000 of said coin.
It’s no minor detail that Koundé will be linked with Barcelona for five seasons. That is until June 30, 2027. He will receive the sum of 9,500,000 euros gross during the first campaign and 12,000,000 euros gross during the next four. He also receives a bonus of 2,000,000 euros if he achieves various objectives.