In the last meeting between the general management and the coaching staff, 4 names of players who may not continue in the Barça team were ratified. The reason is none other than the reduction in the wage bill.
With LaLiga Santander in his pocket, the FC Barcelona He already has his mind on the 2023-24 season, where Xavi greases his machinery. But also, you are examining the parts that are left over from your xavineta. This in order to open the field to the new signings that he really needs, in various positions on the field.
Beyond leaving places available, what Joan Laporta wants is to reduce the wage bill to make these additions. But the most important thing for the culé president is to be able to have the necessary margin to register Lionel Messi’s file. Although he has expressed the desire to return to the club of his loves, he will not stop earning a high salary.
The attack of the FC Barcelona is where Xavi will have more casualties
In the last update, the names of 3 players who will not continue due to poor performance, from the coach’s perspective, were ratified. But also, because they have a high salary. Especially the Brazilian Raphinha, who arrived as a luxury reinforcement and for whom they invested the most. So far, neither Laporta nor the Catalan coach have seen the difference.
The second is Ferran Torres, who already suspected that his future was getting further and further away, when he began to appear more often on the bench. And finally, the promise that everyone believed was going to be Messi’s replacement, and he even inherited his number. We talk about Ansu Fati, Talented player but with few opportunities, and also somewhat controversial with his teammates.
The last exit that Xavi contemplates at FC Barcelona 2023-24
Thinking about the signing of Martín Zubimendi from San Sebastian, a player with characteristics and qualities quite similar to Sergio Busquets, the sports management is preparing the departure of Franck Kessié. The Ivorian performed spectacularly at AC Milan, but something happened when he arrived at the Catalan team. His flashes are just that, since on the field, the level that he shows is intermittent.
FC Barcelona prepares these 4 outings, but they will not be the only ones, since there are also names on the black list such as Andreas Christensen, Eric García, Jordi Alba, Pablo Torre and Ousmane Dembélé. In the case of the latter, it is more at the player’s desire, since it has a relatively low clause, and he wants to emigrate to another project.