There are certain players in Barcelona which the club needs to do away with. These players are currently in the twilight of their careers and have lost form. It's better for these players to be sold in the next transfer window and the money from their sales used for new player acquisitions.
If there are no exits Barcelona will find it difficult to give away shirt numbers. Currently they only have two vacant numbers and three players (Coutinho, Mingueza and Collado) are without numbers. This strange overbooking could force the use of Messi's No. 10 Jersey though in principle both the club and the dressing room wanted Messi's No.
Barcelona's financial crisis has forced the club to release a lot of players in this summer transfer window. The Blaugrana were unable to extend the contract of Lionel Messi despite the Argentine agreeing to reduce his salary. The Spanish club needed to allow to some players leave on permanent deals while others joined other clubs on loam deals.
It's obvious Barcelona are currently experiencing their worse financial struggles ever with a €1.1 billion debt. The club owes a humongous debt to various banks, investors and other partners. This huge debt means Barcelona has little financial power to buy the players they want and are unable to compete favourably with other teams for the best players.
Barcelona: Here Is 1 Way Umtiti Can Leave The Club On A Free Transfer Before The End Of His Contract
Despite having two years remaining in his contract, there is a FIFA transfer regulations which will allow Umtiti to leave on a free transfer anytime he decides to take advantage of it. 27-year-old Samuel Umtiti is currently having a torrid time at the club, despite having a brilliant first two seasons at the club.
The two teams last met in the 2018 World Cup semi-finals, where a Samuel Umtiti header sent Les Blues into the final, which they won. The same coaches remain on either bench, despite both Roberto Martínez and Didier Deschamps having disappointing campaigns for Euro 2020 last summer.
Photo credit: marca.com Erik ten Hag is one of the leading options Barcelona could appoint as the manager if Ronald Koeman's Barcelona team do not change the situation at the club. Photo credit: imjohn While talking to El Nacional, Erik ten Hag has revealed a plan if he is appointed as the head coach of Barcelona.
To Avoid Another 8-2 Humiliation, Koeman Should Not Start These 3 Barca Stars Against Bayern Tomorow
1. Sergino Dest. The 22 year old right back is probably one of the most gifted attacking fullbacks in the world but where Dest comes up short is in his defensive abilities. The American is not the best defender in 1v1 situations and against the likes of Sane and Gnabry, any right back would often have to face them 1v1.
Barcelona's objective against Getafe will be to get a win after they dropped points in their last game away at Athletic Club. Ronald Koeman doesn't have some of his stars available for the fixture but there are 3 players who have returned to the squad and ready to take part in Sunday's game.
Barcelona due to their difficult economic situation, many senior players have accepted a salary reduction, with Gerard Piqué, Jordi Alba and Sergio Busquets being the first to do so. Since the three agreed, Sergi Roberto has also negotiated a new reduced salary and Samuel Umtiti is the last to do the same.
A drama that went on for 18 months and saw the club involved in legal battles with the Premier League has finally come to a close, and the group, led by British businesswoman Amanda Staveley, has brought Mike Ashley's 14-year ownership of Newcastle to an end.
Martinez close to contract extension Lautaro Martinez will soon extend his contract with Inter Milan until June 2026. The agreement is at final stages and set to be signed, the deal will see his salary increased after turning down a move to Tottenham. Barca plot Umtiti exit According to reports, Barcelona will look to push Samuel Umtiti out of the club in january and find a new club for the 27-year-old.
Barcelona's 23 man squad list vs Getafe is finally out. The Blaugrana set to return to winning ways following their 1-1 draw against Atletic Bilbao last Sunday. Memphis Depay 75th minute left-footed strike canceled out Inigo Martinez's 50th-minute header. The Catalan are now sixth in the Laliga table after gathering four points in their two opening games.
The Merseyside Blue set to hijack Arsenal move for 27-year-old La Liga defender. According to reports, Everton have reportedly been in talks with Barcelona over a potential deal for Arsenal-linked defender before the end of the summer transfer window. The 27-year-old star, who has also previously been rumoured with Arsenal and Manchester united, has managed to found back of the net twice in 132 games for Barcelona since arriving from Ligue 1 giants Lyon in July 2016.
The Catalan giants are keen to offload Samuel Umtiti from their ranks during the January transfer window. The centre-back was linked with a move away in the summer,but a deal did not materialise before the transfer deadline.The Frenchman was reluctant to leave the club permanently. He only wanted to head out on loan with a Champions League club.Besiktas offered him the chance to play in the elite European competition, but Umtiti was not interested in the project.
There have been reports of Barcelona trying to sell French defender Samuel Umtiti to other teams. Barca has been trying to reduce the club's wage bill and letting off unwanted players in the team is a top priority for the club. Umtiti is among the list of players Barca hopes to sell off this season.
For Samuel Umtiti, the last few years have been anything but easy. After a fantastic start to life at Camp Nou after joining from Olympique Lyon in 2016, the 27-year-old has been plagued by injuries year after year, reducing his importance and status within the club.
Despite Barcelona putting Samuel Umtiti up for sale in the summer transfer window, the Frenchman asked to stay at the club for one more season. In a tense meeting with Joan Laporta, the Barcelona president stressed that Umtiti had barely contributed in recent seasons as the 27-year-old center-back did not enjoy much playing time.
The past few years have been anything but easy for Samuel Umtiti. After a dream start to life at Camp Nou upon arriving from Olympique Lyon in 2016, the 27-year-old has been ravaged by injuries year after year, reducing his stature and importance within the squad. The 2018 FIFA World Cup-winning defender featured just 16 times in all competitions and it was widely expected that Barcelona would be offloading him in the summer transfer window.
Head coach, Ronald Koeman has reportedly made it clear that he doesn't count on these five players according to Gerrard Romero. The transfer window is just a week away from its closure and several Blaugrana players could be on their way out of the club. 1.