At Barcelona this season, To add to the off-field drama underway, it has now emerged that the club’s players have not been paid one of the two annual payments they receive from the club. According to a report from El Partido de COPE, the Barcelona players are generally paid in two installments, one in December, and the other in June. The players have reportedly not received that payment that they were supposed to receive last month, with the club mired in deep financial trouble.
Still, it has also been reported that the club has assured the players that the outstanding payments will be cleared by February. These developments are not surprising, given the recent revelations that Barcelona is on the verge of bankruptcy. Still, it has also been reported that the club has assured the players that the outstanding payments will be cleared by February.
Bill still is in violation of La Liga rules, the report also highlighted Barcelona’s wage. There is also a recent report from La Vanguardia last week, which highlighted how the Blaugrana must repay €420m in debt this year or face insolvency. The league rules permit only 70 percent of the total club income going towards player wages, but at this point, that figure at Barcelona stands at 74 percent. For the 2018-19 season, revenues at Barcelona were down 14 percent, but their expenses barely reduced by two percent.
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