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Here are the 4 players Who should never play for Barcelona again due to some reasons

Barcelona arguably had the most successful transfer window of all the top European clubs. 

Due to La Liga's financial implications, Barcelona not only lost its star player Lionel Messi but also experienced a chaotic deadline day. With the window closing for the next four months, Barcelona will have to make do with the current squad for at least the first half of the 2021-22 season.

The initial phase of the transfer window was particularly fruitful for Barcelona, with the additions of Sergio Aguero, Emerson Royal, Eric Garcia, and Memphis Depay for a combined fee of €9m.

Lionel Messi's departure soon triggered a wave of misfortune, with the sale of Junior Firpo and the aforementioned Royal recouping €40m in transfer fees, however leaving the full-back spots at Camp Nou exposed.

Additionally, Barcelona said goodbye to contract rebel Ilaix Moriba as well as promising winger Francisco Trincao, who has joined Wolves on a season-long loan. 

Antoine Griezmann was then signed on loan by Atletico Madrid with an obligation to purchase him for a mere €40m, further aggravating the situation. 

By this time, the Catalan giants were completely flummoxed by this scandal and signed, on loan, Luuk de Jong as a replacement for the Frenchman.

The Blaugrana will have to be extremely shrewd in all their first-team selections after such a disappointing window. With no more room for error, the club must shift its focus to the ongoing season.

Therefore, let's take a look at 4 players who, ideally, should never play for Barcelona again.

Number 4 Samuel Umtiti

Currently, Samuel Umtiti is the most unwanted player in Catalonia. Once a highly-rated defender and a regular in Barcelona's first team, Umtiti has fallen from grace.

Due to consistent injuries, Umtiti's reputation has taken a big hit. On top of that, whenever the French center-half has played recently, he has looked highly error-prone.

Barcelona has several marginal defenders on their books, so his apparent incapacity at the back is not a major issue. Even if Umtiti is discounted, they still have plenty of options in the center of defense. 

He earns more at Camp Nou than he is worth with a market value of almost $8m and a salary of over €13m. His gargantuan wages are the main problem the club faces.

Barcelona has enough defense depth at the heart of their defense, but with middling quality. They don't have any world-class options at this position. 

Although it is easier said than done to add a seventh defender considering Barcelona's financial situation. Therefore, the club will ask for a sacrifice by cutting Samuel Umtiti, whose status makes him the perfect candidate to get the ax.

Number 3 Neto

For many, Neto's inclusion on this list came as a surprise: he has served as a reliable deputy to Marc-Andre ter Stegen when needed. 

He has since gone on to keep seven clean sheets in 19 Barcelona appearances after being acquired for a pricey amount of €26m from Valencia. 

Neto's retirement from playing for the club, however, would be beneficial to all parties involved.

At 32 years old, the former Juventus goalkeeper is in the prime of his career, a prime he currently spends on Barcelona's bench. 

His current market value will take a hit the longer he spends in the wilderness.

Given the financial situation, the Catalans are in, selling Neto, a valuable asset with only 1,740 minutes to show for his two years at the club, should be a no-brainer.

In addition, while Neto plays the second fiddle to her Stegen, no other goalkeeper can challenge him. Case in point: talented 22-year-old Inaki Pena.

Though he graduated from Barcelona's renowned academy with evident potential, Pena has yet to succeed at the club level. 

Neto's impending departure could turn out to be a blessing in disguise for Pena as well as Barcelona, with the young Spaniard poised to back up ter Stegen.

Number 2 Miralem Pjanic

Miralem Pjanic's 'dream move to Barcelona has been a complete disaster for all parties concerned. 

Before his transfer to the Catalan giants, the Bosnian midfielder was widely known for his innovative skills, which allowed him to create chances from nowhere.

Pjanic failed miserably to show his most reliable abilities in his debut season, scoring zero goals.

Despite this, with only 30 games under his belt, of which only five were full-time appearances, Pjanic cannot be blamed for too much. 

Pjanic was sold to Besiktas for a season-long loan as part of a €60m deal, but won't be playing every week despite having been bought for this price.

In addition to paying him an insane amount of money, the club failed to incorporate a proven star. 

It is no secret that Pjanic, now out of Juventus, had a huge annual salary of €12.7 million to pay to the Catalan club for the whole season.

Despite taking a 60% cut on his current salary before being exiled to Turkey, the 31-year-old playmaker's future at Barcelona is bleak at best. To avoid further embarrassment, a mutual termination of his contract would be the best outcome.

Number 1 Martin Braithwaite

A striker who scores two goals and assists in his first three games of the season does not normally end up on lists like this. However, Braithwaite isn't your average striker. 

He has always played for low-tier clubs, including Middlesbrough and Leganes.

He was brought in as emergency recruitment following injuries to multiple attackers. He was expected to fulfill a similar role to Kevin-Prince Boateng during his strange six-month loan spell with the club.

Although mediocre, he was able to extend his stay by a whole season and has since become a regular starter at a club of Barcelona's stature. His average attacking output is enough to justify his inclusion in the first team. 

A major concern is Braithwaite's lengthy time with the 26-time Champions League champions.

Barcelona needs to stop accommodating mediocrity if they are to regain their status as one of the best clubs in Spain once more. They cannot dream of regaining what was once their empire while continuing to accommodate mediocrity.

The 10 substandard goals that Braithwaite scored in 56 appearances should be the reason for expulsion, not a position at one of modern football's most prestigious organizations. 

To stay atop the league, Barcelona must get rid of certain players, with Martin Braithwaite being the first to go.

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