Jean-Clair Todibo in a match with Nice


UEFA leaves Barça without paying its share of the sale of Todibo

Published:20/06/2024 - 00:04h

Updated:20/06/2024 - 00:13h

FC Barcelona has found a new obstacle to achieve one of the pending 'levers' this summer in the summer market. Finally, the club will not make money with the transfer of Jean-Clair Todibo from Nice to Manchester United 'thanks' to UEFA

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Jean-Clair Todibo will not be player of the Manchester United this summer. When all seemed agreed between the 'network devils' and the Nice so that the central of 24 years landed in Old Trafford in brief, the UEFA blocked the operation due to the fact that both clubs, that share proprietary, will contest the next edition of the Europe League. In accordance with the 'Fair Play' European, the exchanges of footballers in this context are forbidden, which represents a 'hit' direct to the finances of the FC Barcelona.

And it is that the Barcelona group expected to invoice 8 'kilos' net by the traspaso of the Frenchman, but the figure of Jim Ratcliffe and the Group INEOS threw to the fret the operation due to the fact that the British employer, maximum shareholder of the Nice, bought in December 2023 the 27,7 % of the property of the United. A similar stage face Girona and Manchester City after the classification of the Catalan group to the next Champions.

The Barça will have to follow expecting to do box with Todibo

Like this the things, the Barça will have to follow expecting to take out benefit of the 20 % of the traspaso of Jean-Clair that the club reserved in 2021 after traspasarle to the Nice in return of 8.5 million euros. Previously, the culés had invoiceed 3.5 'kilos' derived of his cessions to the Shalke (January 2020) and Benfica (October of this year). The one of Cayenne landed in Catalonia in 2019 pertinent of the Toulousse by €1m. In England, another club interested in the defender is the Arsenal, although still there is not a formal offer of the 'gunners'.

In addition to Todibo, the Barça also expects to close another 'crowbar' derived of the sale of Chadi Riad. In principle, the Barcelona group has ensured €9m fixed more 1 extra million in variables by the traspaso of the central Moroccan of the Betis to Crystal Palace. Unlike the operation United-Nice, in this case there were not problems with the normative UEFA, since the English team will not contest European competitions in the 24/25.

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