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Juventus could close the season 2018-19 with economic losses

Published:6/09/2019 - 21:05h

Updated:6/09/2019 - 21:05h

Juventus made last summer a big bet to reinforce itself in the fight for the titles, but its effort could take its toll on it. The 'bianconeri' could close the 2018-19 season with economic losses

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The market of signings of the summer 2019 closed does hardly some days, and went back to have like protagonist to the Juventus. The 'vecchia signora' has stepped forward in the last times and has begun to plant face to other big clubs, increasing his investments to reinforce in the fight by the titles. The last results were not the expected, and this strategy can happen him bill.

A quarterly report of the club has revealed that the entity will close the season 2018-19 with economic losses, enciphered in around 40 million euros. The company Exor, that forms part of the society Agnelli-Elkann -proprietary of 63,77% of actions of the club- has made this analysis, that invites to replantear the course if the incorporations do not have a direct impact in the triumphs of the team.

Although in the start of course the balances were positive and launched near gains to the 7,5 millions, in the period comprised between January and June the deficit elevated until the 47 millions, a tendency that no longer attained reconducir and caused a closing in red numbers. The brecha includes the figure mentioned, and will be detailed completely the next 19 September, when the Managerial Board will gather to approve the budgets to 30 June 2019.

The section of contractings shook for the 'bianconeri' in the window estival, in which it certified the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo. Take out to the Portuguese of the Real Madrid cost more than 100 'kilos', and also bet by Joao Cancel (40 millions), Douglas Coast (40 millions) or Leonardo Bonucci (35 millions). At the end, the account of income and costs remained 'touched', and already are looking for the possible responsible.

Between the big culprits of east trip could be the Champions, with an early elimination that trastocó the plans of the club. The piamonteses were between the big favourites to raise the 'orejona', but the surprising Ajax deleted them in quarter-finals and this finish affecting to plots like the ones of the sponsors and the compensations that awards the UEFA for advancing rounds.

The Juventus is condemned to win

To sustain this level of cost, the Juventus is condemned to win, and no only to dominate the domestic competitions like the Series To, in which for the moment it does not have rival. This summer also did with another 'fat prize' as Matthijs of Ligt surpassing to the FC Barcelona or to the PSG, but if it does not attain to compensate his signings with trophies, will have to brake not to put in danger the economic stability of the club.

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