A TRICK OPERATION
The keys to the renewal of Umtiti: salary readjustment and surprise clauses
Published:10/01/2022 - 13:32h
Updated:10/01/2022 - 19:16h
Barça has closed the extension of Samuel Umtiti's contract until 2026, as a necessary measure to be able to register Ferran Torres and with a salary reduction
This Monday has jumped the surprise when the FC Barcelona announced the renewal of Samuel Umtiti, a player that the Sunday seemed to have foot and half out of the Camp Nou (although they never arrived offers by him). The French has signed an agreement until 30 June 2026 and has accessed to a reduction of his wage in the year and half that remained him in his original agreement. A movement that has allowed to the Barcelona can inscribe to Ferran Torres.
It is a renewal that, in the sportive sense, does not have explanation. 'Big Sam' has played only a party in this season and is not secret for anybody that does not go in in the plans of Xavi Hernández. Has by in front to Gerard Hammered, Eric García, Ronald Araújo and his compatriot Clément Lenglet. However, in the economic appearance finds his justification, first because it allows of immediate way generate 'fair play' financial and, second, allows to differ his wage.
The trick in the operation is that Samuel Umtiti will earn the same that pactaba his agreement until 2023, but in more years. In this sense, the Barça will not pay more money of what presupuestaba before, but tandrá more time to do it. However, in the second point of the operation, it is necessary to stand out that the player has accepted " 10% of his wage and what went to earn in this year and half that remained him of agreement", as they inform in the Chain 'BE'.
Likewise, in the new agreement of the French has included a clause that would allow to the central defender leave free of the FC Barcelona in the 2023, if like this it wishes it, yes like that if it becomes an important player for the club, will be able to earn, from the next year, some bonus very high, in consideration of the number of parties that contest by season.
Ferran Torres will be inscribed
The most important point is that the FC Barcelona generates margin salarial sufficient to be able to process the registration of Ferran Torres in the team directed by Xavi Hernández. The club, in the communiqué that has issued this Monday, has written that: "The FC Barcelona expresses publicly his gratitude to Samuel Umtiti by the effort and the affection that has showed to the Club. With this enlargement of agreement, the FC Barcelona expands his 'fair play' and will be able to inscribe to Ferran Torres in the League of Professional Football".