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THE CRISIS WILL AFFECT BARÇA

Barça drops that there will be no signings if the accounts do not balance with exits

Published:7/08/2020 - 17:41h

Updated:7/08/2020 - 17:41h

Jordi Moix, economic vice-president of FC Barcelona, ​​spoke of the situation of the Barcelona team in this context of crisis. The azulgrana referred to the club's economy and how he will face this crisis

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Jordi Moix, economic vice-president and patrimonial of the FC Barcelona, spoke in an interview for the newspaper 'The Avant-garde' on the economic situation of the club. The director was clear and ensured that the coronavirus has affected gravely to the budget of the group barcelonista. Besides, the Catalan left clear how will be the sportive planning of the Barça and desveló when could finish the works of the new Camp Nou.

On the economic damage that has done the COVID-19, the vice-president of the Barcelona signalled that it will win 20% less than the expected. "The impact of the coronavirus has been important. By all this of the forecasts that had done for all the year, from 14 March, to the not having activity in the stadium and when producing a bajón almost complete of the tourism has involved a reduction of the income of around 20%. Of the 1.000 million budget as we will happen to the 800 more or less in function of all these parameters", commented.

On the other hand, Moix recognised that they still do not know if they will have to do another discount salarial to struggle against the crisis. "What have to do is to look all the games and review all the structure of costs or income so that if we had to pose some adecuación salarial was the last thing that did. We have to see how we finish the own market of buying and sellings of players and how remains us the volume of mass salarial. Have 33 or 34 players, explaining those that are yielded and go back, and the idea is to happen to a staff of fewer players", admitted.

In this sense, the director affirmed that the project of the club bases in betting by young players like Pedri or Trincao, in addition to canteranos. "We bet from it does time by a style of own football and by players of the quarry that already are arriving or that have arrived and that do not involve an investment regarding traspasos, as they are the cases of Riqui, Ansu Fati or Araujo. It was a tarpaulin in January also bet by players in progression to go making a change generacional. Here they are the signings of Pedri or Trincao", signalled.

Besides, it left to fall that there will be important signings if the economy of the club does not allow it, by what descartó do madnesses by Lautaro Martínez. "It prioritario Is to keep the competitiveness of the team but with a sustainable economy. What have consensuado in the club is that first we have to ensure us the transactions of exit and in function of this can contemplate incorporations. Do it the other way around would be to add stress to the countable balance of the club. It would not be of common sense", aimed.

The Camp Nou could be finalised in 2025

Finally, it said that the new Camp Nou could be finished in 2025, although it recognised that it had liked him finish it before. "If we approve the finance in this season that will begin in September and start the works next summer to tope, will be speaking of four years of works and would be speaking to inaugurate the stadium in 2025. If all fulfils see it in this date. It carries a lot of delay. Claro. Ojalá Could have begun does two or three years", finalised.

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