LaLiga have already let the Blaugrana club know that they don’t meet the essential conditions
Barça will have to activate the fourth lever, further lower the wage bill and sell players
John Laportapresident of the FCBarcelonaassured in the official presentation of Robert Lewandowski that the blaugrana club had presented all the documentation to LaLiga to obtain the registration of all the signatures.
The Blaugrana top leader was very confident even though he announced that they are waiting for the competition officials’ response. Laporta came to estimate the resources generated in recent weeks at 868 million euros and explained that he had worked “very well to clean up the entity and show fair play”.
Barca have been holding regular meetings with La Liga for weeks to assess the situation and the reality, according to management sources, is that The Blaugrana club, for the moment, does not meet the necessary conditions to register the five recruits (Lewandowski, Koundé, Kessie, Christensen and Raphinha) and the two “renewed” footballers (Dembélé and Sergi Roberto). LaLiga have already informed Barca’s economic team about this circumstance.
According to these same sources, the Blaugrana club will have to activate the fourth lever (the sale of the remaining 24.5% of Barça studios) and further reduce the current wage bill, well above the limit authorized by La Liga. From the employers’ association it is also specified that Barca, likewise, must carry out several player sales (Frenkie De Jong and Memphis, preferably) to adapt to the essential parameters to register new signings.
It is very likely that at the beginning of next week Barça will activate this fourth lever to be able to start with registrations with the aim of having most of these seven footballers available for Xavi for the start of LaLiga, which is August 13. before Ray. Although there is time until August 31, when the registration period for all official competitions ends.