, president of Barcelona, did not run the risk of being removed from the government after the provisional suspension of article 67 of the club's statutes - the one that forced the board of directors to resign after spending two years in losses -, in his board had imposed themselves to save the accounts of this exercise as it were.
And he will get it two days before the accounting close, when this Wednesday he signs the sale for about 205 million euros of 10% of the television rights to the US fund
The agreement will be valid for 25 years, and the Barça entity hopes to be able to market another 15% until reaching that limit of 25% that the assembly of delegates allowed.
This first episode of the massive sale of assets that Barcelona intends to achieve something like an economic resurrection is far from solving the global problem.
In fact, and according to sources from the Barça club, the aspiration is to reach 700 million revenues before next July 31, which will be when LaLiga recalculates the salary limit of the clubs and that the Barça entity has still exceeded by its negative equity.
After rejecting that
agreement with LaLiga that a year ago cost him the departure of
, Barcelona, which maintains a firm alliance with
on fronts such as the Super League, has also followed the path of the white club in terms of its economic partners.
Because Sixth Street already has an agreement with the white club valued at around 360 million for the commercial exploitation of the Santiago Bernabéu for the next 30 years.
Although the investment firm founded in 2009, which claims to control under its mantle 60,000 million, also has ties with
, Barcelona's main sponsor from this coming season.
More than 400 million for Sixth Street
They understand in Barcelona that the immediate injection of 205 million euros that they will receive is essential despite the fact that, in the long term, the Barça club will have to pay the consequences.
In fact, and taking into account that Barça obtains some 160 million euros per year for its television rights (16 million for Sixth Street per year), the fund will be able to obtain a minimum of 400 million in 25 years, given the perspective in the market that those same rights will increase in value.
In the Barcelona directive, in any case, they maintain that they will have a repurchase option to solve that problem.
Laporta's board, in any case, hopes that during the month of July it can also sell 49% of its marketing division (
Barça Licensing & Merchandising
A few weeks ago, Barcelona rejected an offer of 275 million euros for half of the business.
Barcelona's economic foremen are trying to resolve the mess in their accounts in order to register new footballers normally: now the 1/3 fair play
rule is applied ,
which allows clubs with the limit exceeded to reinvest a third of what obtained by transfers or savings in players who receive at least 5% of the wage bill.
Meanwhile, the sports management is trying to reach an agreement with Manchester United for the sale of
Frenkie de Jong
in exchange for some 85 million euros, a deal that the Dutchman, on vacation, has yet to validate.
The coach, Xavi Hernández
, awaits at the entrance door
, waiting to receive the requested additions as soon as possible.
Danish centre -back
and Ivorian midfielder
who are out of contract with Chelsea and Milan, will be the first to arrive.
Bayern, meanwhile, expects to receive between 50 and 60 million euros for
, Barça's main aspiration in this summer market.
Meanwhile, the unknown of the continuity of
remains , who must make a decision about his renewal before this Thursday,
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