Barcelona’s plans, prepared by the administration, to get rid of some players and reduce the salary bill are threatened with failure; The last of these crises remains linked to the departure of Frenchman Antoine Griezmann.
The Spanish newspapers are recently circulating news of a reciprocal deal between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid; Griezmann returns to Atletico and Saul Niguez to Barcelona.
The French player’s annual salary of 20 million euros without taxes may be the reason for the failure of the exchange deal between Barcelona and Atletico.
Griezmann is Barcelona’s second-highest salary after Lionel Messi.
According to Ones Mundial, the player refuses to reduce his salary if he moves to Atletico Madrid and asks Barcelona to pay the difference he will receive with Atletico.
Barcelona signed the French striker in the summer of 2019 after paying the penalty clause in his contract with Atletico Madrid.
What is Barcelona’s response to paying part of Griezmann’s salary?
Barcelona categorically refuses to pay part of Griezmann’s salary, according to Mundo Deportivo newspaper.
The Catalan team wants to reduce the salary bill of its players in line with the public debt and entered the club to be able to register its new players and renew its leader and historical scorer, Lionel Messi.