On the eve of its first match in La Liga, FC Barcelona managed to register the contracts of the Ivorian Franck Kessié (free arrival from AC Milan), the Dane Andreas Christensen (free arrival from Chelsea) and the Brazilian Raphinha ( 58 million euros from Leeds, as well as that of Roberto Lewandowski.According to the newspaper brandJules Koundé (23, 11 selections), also arrived this summer, can only be registered if the club, in the grip of economic difficulties, reduces its payroll.
“So in the next few days, players in the squad will have to leave“, specifies the daily. The contracts of the other players who arrived in Catalonia this summer, the Ivorian Franck Kessié (free arrival from AC Milan), the Dane Andreas Christensen (free arrival from Chelsea) and the Brazilian Raphinha (58 M d euros from Leeds), like that of Lewandowski, have also been approved.They will be able to take part in the meeting against Rayo Vallecano on Saturday at the opening of La Liga.
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Koundé signed at the end of July with Barça for five years. According to the Spanish press, Barça paid 50 million euros, with 10 million bonuses, to recruit the former defender of Sevilla FC. After announcing on August 1 the sale of 24.5% of the shares of Barça Studios to the Socios.com platform for 100 million euros, FC Barcelona indicated on Friday that it had sold an additional 24.5% of its subsidiary to the company. Orpheus Media, headed by Jaume Roures, for an additional 100 million euros.
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Added to this is the sale this summer of 10% then 15% of income from La Liga TV rights to the American investment fund Sixth Street for a total of 400 million euros. All to respect the salary cap before the start of the championship.
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