BARCELONA’S gamers have joined supervisor Ronald Koeman in agreeing to take pay-cuts with a purpose to save the membership from monetary destroy.
On Friday, Koeman agreed to simply accept a pay-cut on his £10million-a-year wages with a purpose to assist save the membership from the monetary results of the coronavirus pandemic.
Koeman and Barcelona’s gamers have all agreed to chop their wagesCredit score: EPA
Barcelona had seen their money owed double over the course of the 2019-20 season as a result of lockdown.
The membership has just lately been hit with a wage cap of £342m – with the membership beforehand allowed to spend as much as £601.5m – a drop of 43 per cent.
All season lengthy, Barcelona chiefs have been locked in talks with gamers, pleading with them to simply accept a pay-cut for the nice of the membership.
Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Gerard Pique, Frenkie De Jong and Clement Lenglet all signed new offers earlier this month.
They agreed to a brief pay-cut of 30 per cent on the time of placing pen to paper.
However the rest of the squad stalled on talks, including £900,000-a-week star Lionel Messi, in accordance with studies.
Lastly progress was made on Friday, with Koeman and his complete teaching workers all agreeing to cuts.
And now his gamers have adopted go well with, agreeing to a assist save a mixed £110m after many stars initially refused to take a lower.
Koeman, his workers and his gamers have all lastly agreed to pay-cutsCredit score: Reuters
On prime of that monster saving, the membership has confirmed they’ve deferred an extra £45m in variable funds over a three-year interval.
A membership assertion learn: “The representatives of the membership and the gamers that make up the negotiation desk for Barcelona wage changes, conscious of the nice curiosity and concern with which all of Barcelona observe the work of this fee, make this joint assertion public to tell of the next:
- “At present, the events have reached an settlement in precept that enables an adjustment to salaries for the present season, for an quantity of 122 million euros fastened remuneration, to which is added the deferral for 3 years of variable remuneration from this season, budgeted at an approximate determine of fifty million euros.
- “This precept of settlement is pending ratification within the coming days by the group of gamers and coaches affected.
- “The settlement, whether it is ratified, shall be a milestone of nice significance to redirect the present financial state of affairs.
- “That each events recognise the nice effort that has needed to be made to succeed in this precept of settlement and congratulate themselves for it.”