No agreement has been reached for a cut, with both parties extending the deadline for agreement until next Wednesday.
Barcelona want to reduce all players’ salaries by 30% – saving the club in the region of €190m – but the players want to wait until the new board are in situ.
Carles Tusquets, president of Barcelona’s Managing Committee, could unilaterally reduce the footballers’ salaries – but that could lead to a strong complaint from the players that could even be taken to court.
To avoid this scenario, the idea is to reach an agreement with the players. But the dressing room doesn’t agree with the club’s proposal and the player furthest away – according to El Larguero – is Messi. Continue reading