BARCELONA have sold another 25 percent of their in-house production company to register their summer signings.
Barca are facing serious financial problems and are yet to announce new signings Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha, Franck Kessie, Andreas Christensen, Jules Kounde and Ousmane Dembele.
Manager Xavi wants that settled ahead of Saturday’s LaLiga opener against Rayo Vallecano at the Nou Camp.
However, the club are confident the matter will be dealt with following the recent deal which has raised £85million.
Corresponding Football every daythe deal will allow them to register “a number” of their new players this week.
According to the Mail, the Blaugrana activated their fourth ‘economic lever’ after signing a deal with Socios.com to sell 25 percent of their stake in Barca Studios last month.
And the Catalan giants’ latest deal has been agreed with Orpheus Media.
Barcelona released the following statement: “With this investment, Barca Studios’ strategic partners show confidence in the value of the project and the future of digital content in the world of sport.”
Barcelona haven’t been able to register their signings as they are too close to their spending cap at the moment.
The Spanish team had to generate additional funds by selling key players, cutting their wage costs or activating ‘economic leverage’ by selling parts of their domestic TV rights or outsourcing parts of Barca’s studios.
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Barcelona faced a dilemma of either selling Manchester United and Chelsea target Frenkie de Jong or giving away another 25 percent of Barca Studios to Orpheus Media.
In the end, they decided to sell another part of their production center.
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/5985935/barcelona-transfer-news-robert-lewandowski-jules-kounde/ Barcelona are selling a further 25 per cent of in-house production company for £85m to ‘free up funds to register new signatures’.