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Barça 'confirms' the signing of Araujo and 'presumes' the departures of Griezmann and Piqué

Published:9/02/2023 - 15:26h

Updated:9/02/2023 - 15:26h

Mateu Alemany wanted to take advantage of the press conference on Thursday by Joan Laporta and settle some details of Barça. The manager confirmed the operation by Julián Araujo and left another important explanation about the wage bill

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As it comes being habit Mateu Alemany also took the word during the press conference of the president of the FC Barcelona, Joan Laporta. The Director of Football of the Barcelona team took advantage of to freshen some concepts and details about how has gone improving the economy of the club from the past 2022.

Besides that, Alemany went back to explain how has remained the situation with the signing of the lateral youngster Julián Araujo. The defender was one of the signings that the Barça tried until last hour before the closing of the market of winter and had all the intention to add it to the Barça Atlètic, leaving him the open doors of the first team, but finally the club could not complete the signing by question of seconds.

However, the director has wanted to confirm the signing mentioning that "we have he and look for solve, road TAS or play in some team these five months the player and afterwards incorporate". "It is a footballer that followed of does time that by circumstances, by a failure of the system of FIFA, could not close. The famous 18 seconds. It was a footballer that came by the second team", added.

Alemany, the one who left to see that in spite of not being able to oficializar the signing, the Barça considers his to the footballer and right now poses a cession to some club until June, date in which it could inscribe to the Mexican defence that came playing in the THE Galaxy, beside Riqui Puig. Another subject that tackled the Director of Football of the Barça was the one of the exits of Gerard Hammered and Antoine Griezmann.

A measure of big profit

"The index cards of Griezmann and Hammered, that had agreement next year, suppose us 90 millions less than cost of staff. We reduce this quantity of mass salarial with two players", opened Alemany. Likewise it signalled that the mass salarial that had the entity blaugrana was unsustainable to half and long term. "There was a mass salarial unsustainable because the reality is that had a mass salarial of 655 millions. We have done exits of players with which did not explain and have gone down the mass salarial, but the Barça needs a competitive team", affirmed.

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