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CONFINEMENT IS EXTENDED

Barça saves money again with the salary reduction of its squad

Published:19/04/2020 - 20:56h

Updated:19/04/2020 - 20:56h

A few weeks ago, Barça agreed with its football first team on a salary reduction that will help it resist the coronavirus crisis. After the extension of the confinement, the club saves money again

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The crisis of the coronavirus is the main news of actuality, and has in vilo to the world of the football. As in the rest of sectors, in the sport has put the health like absolute priority, but also elaborate plans of performance to face a conclusive economic recession. While the pertinent authorities reorganise the calendar, the clubs also take important decisions for capear the storm.

The discussed discount salarial of the FC Barcelona has gone back to save money to the entity after the prolongation of the state of alarm. It does several weeks, the first team of football heaved the voice to scare controversial and stand out an agreement with the so much looked for directive like accepted, that in figures remained in a cut of 70% during the confinement more 2% additional for the employees that saw affected by the ERTE.

According to the newspaper 'ACE', the first quantity 'saved' by the Barcelona in the moment of the pact was of 14 millions, but has gone increasing with the measures applied by the Government. To start with, the snip supposed 5,75% of the mass salarial, since it did not apply to the total of the season, but the Board linked it strictly to the period of stop of the competitions, that is lengthening of fortnight in fortnight.

The new extention of 15 days means that they leave to pay 28 millions, 11,5% of the total of wages. The executive headed by Pedro Sánchez kept the running of the bulls until 26 April, a stage in which the relative values to the arks barcelonistas signalled a cut of 8,6% and of 21 millions. Now, it does not expect that the activity restart , as little, before 9 May, by what follows discounting money.

The Barça thinks to short and long term

After taking some key decisions, the Barça is still thinking to short and long term, and is attentive to the management of the crisis. FIFA, UEFA and his associated try reprogramar the campaign 2019-20 to be able to complete all his tournaments, an alternative that studies to minimise in the measure of the possible the economic impact of the stop, that has caused the loss of billions of euros in different concepts.

Even in the case that the football went back in some weeks, the expected is that during quite a lot of time was to enclosed door, as it is reflected in an internal report of the culés revealed by 'The Avant-garde'. In him they analyse the possible threats and opportunities to economic level, and contemplate two suppositions. That the Camp Nou reopen in November of 2020 or that it was necessary to expect to February of 2021.

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