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Busquets back for Barca preseason training amid wage cut talks

Tue 20 July 2021 | 7:08

Sergio Busquets, a seasoned Barcelona playmaker, will return for pre-season training on July 29 ahead of crucial wage negotiations.

Following his international run with La Roja at

Euro 2020

this summer, the Spanish international is presently on an extended holiday. 

Although Ronald Koeman's team returned to pre-season activity last week, the bulk of his big-name players are still on vacation. 

Along with his return to the field,

Mundo Deportivo

says that the 33-year-agents old's will meet with the Blaugrana board of directors to discuss a proposed 30% pay cut for the 2021/22 season.

Busquets' current agreement runs through 2023, and he has no plans to renew it beyond that period at this time. 

The exact specifics of the wage cut have still to be finalized, but the Catalan born is expected to agree to a payment delay of a certain proportion of his income before his two-year contract finishes.

 


source: SportMob