The barça already has paid a third of the stadium of the arsenal

The Barça already has paid a third of the stadium of the Arsenal

The Barça already has paid a third of the stadium of the Arsenal

Published:18/08/2014 - 10:51h


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From the year 2001, the FC Barcelona has paid a total of 169 million euros to the Arsenal by the signings of Overmars, Petit, Go Bronckhorst, Henry, Hleb, Song, Fábregas and Vermaelen, what represents a third part of the total cost of the Emirates Stadium

The Arsenal has obtained a total of 169 million euros from 2001 by means of the sale of players to the FC Barcelona, that has done in the last years with until eight footballers "gunners". Of all they, could say that only two have finish triumphing in the Barcelona club: Giovanni Go Bronckhorst and Thierry Henry, although this last arrived with 29 years to the entity culé and in return of 24 million euros, being three seasons in the club and being very criticised in the first of them.

In any case, the data to stand out is that the FC Barcelona already has paid roughly a third of the total cost of the new stadium of the Arsenal, the Emirates Stadium, valued in 500 million euros. And all this thanks to the worn money in Overmars, Petit, Gio Go Bronckhorst, Hleb, Henry, Cesc Fábregas, Alex Song and Thomas Vermaelen. The Manchester City, by his part, has fichado also in the last five years to five players of the Arsenal in return of a total of 91 million euros, as it remembers the newspaper "Sport".

Vermaelen Has arrived lesionado and will not play until September

During the press conference of presentation, Thomas Vermaelen recognised in front of the media that has arrived to the FC Barcelona lesionado because of an ailment that suffered during the dispute of the World-wide past of Brazil 2014, and that will need "some weeks" to go back to put in full fitness. "Had an injury during the World-wide. I did not train with the Arsenal. Still I need some weeks to put me in shape. We will speak with the "fisio" to know how much go to take in taking the form", signalled the Belgian. 

The newspaper "Sport" ensures that Vermaelen will not be able to play until the next 15 September. The state of form of the Belgian player has generated a big restlessness between the Barcelona fans, no so much by his defensive qualities but rather by his injuries, since it has suffered a big quantity in the last seasons that have separated him during several parties. "The last year was disappointing, had a lot of injuries, but this happens from time to time in the career of a player. I expect that here it can play a lot of parties. Have anxiety to play. It is not beautiful to be went by injury. What want to is to play. I want to begin of zero and trust to have a fantastic season", commented.

Carlos Domínguez

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