Marcos Alonso and Ronald Araújo with Raphinha


Barça postpones the renewals of Araújo and Marcos Alonso until the summer

Published:31/01/2023 - 22:55h

Updated:31/01/2023 - 22:55h

After closing Gavi's registration, and with the new contracts for Iñaki Peña and Alejandro Balde pending, FC Barcelona has no choice but to wait until the summer to close the renewals of Ronald Araújo and Marcos Alonso

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The 'fair play' financial follow complicating him the life to the FC Barcelona. Although the directive attained to inscribe to Gavi in the first team before the closing of the wintry market, the agreements of Ronald Araújo and Marcos Alonso will have to expect until the summer to sign . The central already signed the year happened until 2026 with a clause 'prohibitiva' of 1.000 million euros, whereas the ex player of Chelsea has all agreed to extend his agreement by a year more, until June of 2024.

Further of the money perceived by the traspaso of Memphis Depay and to remove of on the index card of Gerard Hammered (retreat), to the Barça does not reach him the margin salarial to incorporate to the defenders. In accordance with the finances of LaLiga, the club has a margin of hardly 10 million euros, sufficient to close some cession 'low cost' of last hour, but no to amortise renewals with clauses so elevated like the one of the charrúa.

In the meantime, the club also has to oficializar the new agreements of Iñaki Crag and Alejandro Balde. The goalkeeper already agreed his permanence in the club until the summer of 2026, whereas the left side has a year more than agreement, but in front of the interest of clubs like Arsenal and Newcastle is priority renew him until 2026 with a clause of 500 'kilos', sufficient to retain him four years more.

With Araújo, the Barça will have to compensate him in summer, since his new agreement and wage did not go in in force during the 2022/23, as it was foreseen. The player of 23 years has a clause of rescission of 1.000 'kilos from April of the past year that has not gone in in force, whereas Marcos Alonso pactó his permanence by a year more and 50 'kilos' of clause the past week. However, in the case of the Madrilenian, will culminate the season with freedom to dissolve the agreement of word and leave free, to the equal that Iñaki Crag.

LaLiga Follows without accepting the terms of the Barça

The patronal did not have more remedy that accept the judicial decision that ordered the registration of Gavi before the midnight of the Wednesday, but left clear that will appeal the measure and will not accept more 'crowbars' or other financial strategies to expand the margin salarial culé. The Barça attained to invest more than 200 million euros in signings the past summer, but for this year the panorama is very different. Well it was for fichar or renew, the only form to achieve more money is selling players.

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