Joan Laporta, president of the FC Barcelona


Barça is responsible for more than half of the losses in LaLiga 2020-2021

Published:10/05/2022 - 22:08h

Updated:10/05/2022 - 22:08h

The clubs' management has unveiled the LaLiga Economic Report for the 2020/2021 season. The clubs lost 892 million euros during the past campaign, of which 56% corresponds to Barça

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The economic situation of the FC Barcelona is an authentic 'drama' and today has remained showed again. The patronal of the clubs has published the Economic Report of the LaLiga 2020-2021, in where it shows that the national competition suffered losses of until 892 million euros during this campaign. This no sucedía from the season 2012-2013 and has his main cause in the impact of the pandemia on the sport.

Of these 892 million euros, 481 millions (56%) belong to the Barça. In the meantime, the net debt of the institutions happened of 1.710 millions to 1.946, of which 40% is of the Barcelona group, although 250 millions are of provisions and do not affect to the increase of his debt. The reason by which the net debt 'only' has increased 236 millions in comparison to the 900 million net losses has to to the 'automatic stabilizer' stood out by LaLiga.

The maximum body of the Spanish football explains that when seeing affected the market of signings, the institutions sell less and buy less, The decrease of sales hits directly and of immediate form perjudicialmente to the accounts of the clubs during the season, whereas the shopping will do it of staggered way through the years by a subject of amortizaciones. "In terms of consumption of liquidity and of pressure on the indebtedness, that is to say, of box, the balance has left feel already of form very positive", declares LaLiga.

The financial fall of the competition is consequence of two big causes generated by the pandemia: The first is the descent of sales of entrances (52.7% less) due to the fact that the majority of the campaign contested without fans. The second yace in the descent lived in the market of signings (52% less), where the clubs had to reduce the traspasos of footballers.

The Barça, of 'hands tied'

In the meantime, the team blaugrana will see forced to govern under the rule of the 1/4 to be able to tackle the signings of players during the following window estival. The Catalans will be able to spend only 1 euro of each 4 that save, by what, to want to incorporate to a new footballer, will have to undo of another in order to be able to inscribe it in the staff. This stage trastoca the plans of the institution, that will have to devise them to carry out the contractings that are in his diary.

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