Joan Laporta, presidente del FC Barcelona


To sign! Barça prepares the sale of 15% of television rights

Published:3/07/2022 - 23:04h

Updated:3/07/2022 - 23:05h

FC Barcelona hopes to be able to start completing its signings for the 2022-23 season shortly, but first it must finalize the sale of the remaining 15% of television rights for the next 25 years

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The market of signings estival already has begun and the FC Barcelona does not want to lose time. In the next days will announce the traspasos of Franck Kessié and Andreas Christensen, like free agents, and the culés expect to have economic capacity to concretise more operations from the next week. The names of Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha and Jules Koundé are the first in the list.

To go out to the market, before the Barça has to follow selling active. The week happened the culés confirmed the sale of 10% of the television rights by the next 25 years to Sixth Street, that left in the arks of the club 207,5 million euros that allowed to the club close the exercise 2021-2022 with profits, for the first time in the last three years.

Now, the Barcelona entity is forced to sell 15% remaining for dejar to depend on the rule '1 to 3' to the hour to inscribe footballers. As they are the things right now, the Barça has to free thrice what costs a footballer for the mass salarial, but in what it concretise the sale of the television rights, will happen to a normal situation with the '1 to 1'.

It is foreseen that Barcelona club invest 200 million euros in the market of signings that will distribute in the movements of Lewandowski, Raphinha, Koundé, Marcos Alonso and César Azpilicueta, in principle. The name of Bernardo Silva also is on the table of the culés, but depends only of the exit of Frenkie of Jong, that right now seems complicated.

The Barça will move from this Monday

As it has confirmed this Saturday Joan Laporta, the club will work in the sale of 15% from this Monday: "The Monday will begin to work in 15% (TV)", adding that "if we achieve it will have 1-1 in fair play", and that "would allow us go to the market". The president, however, has left clear that will not commit madnesses this summer: "we will be very careful when fichemos. We will not commit errors of the past", sentenced.

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