Barcelona to sell Griezmann to cut the wage bill

Thu 08 July 2021 | 13:40

The French star will probably spend the next season somewhere outside the Camp Nou .


have decided to sell several of their first-team players to improve their financial situation and pay off debts.

Barcelona, ​​which is struggling with several financial problems, intends to improve its financial situation for next season with the sale of Antoine Griezmann. The decision to sell Griezmann was made after the club failed to sell several players on the sales list.

Barcelona, ​​who have signed players such as Eric Garcia, Sergio Aguero, and Memphis Depay for the upcoming season and have also agreed on a contract extension with Lionel Messi, need to sell several players to improve their financial situation. The club had previously offered to terminate their contracts with Samuel Umtiti and Miralem Pjanic, but the two opposed the club's offer.

Therefore, the departure of Griezmann, who earns a very high salary at Barca, will change the club's situation and reduce a significant part of the expenses. The French star has not been able to shine at Barca, and the club is not happy with his performance. Manchester City and Chelsea are among the clubs that want to sign Griezmann. City's first purpose is to transfer Harry Kane, and if they fail to sign the

Tottenham star, they will go for Griezmann. Both clubs will have no problem securing Griezmann's high salary.

source: SportMob