Barca midfielder will have to undergo pay cut to continue next season

By Piyush


With the summer transfer window, Barcelona need to make some reductions to their squad in order to clear up space on their pay bill for new signings to be booked whilst observing with La Liga’s Financial Fair Play rules.

It has led to speculations about the future of some of the superb players in the squad.

Frenkie de Jong, for one, has become a latest topic of discussion in the media, amid strong links to Manchester United, where his former Ajax boss Erik ten Hag is expecting a reunion.

Nevertheless, as per reports, de Jong has no wish to quit Barcelona in the summer and anticipates to continue at Camp Nou beyond the current season.

However, for that to happen, de Jong will have to see a pay cut, according to reports.

The agreement de Jong signed with Barcelona when he came from Ajax in 2019 promised him a notable boost in salary in his fourth year at the club.

But, given the club’s current financial situation that might be impossible. Rather, the midfielder would have to take a reduction in order to continue at Camp Nou.

And, it is further stated that it is not going to be a matter, as the former Ajax ace is more than happy to serve the cut in wages.

De Jong has previously made it clear that he wishes to continue at Barcelona and wants to achieve prosperity at the club.

And, it seems like he would not be against to preceding part of his salary in order to lengthen his stay at the club.

Even though he remains a crucial part of Xavi’s plans, the club might be open to the expectations of a sale should an exceptional offer come along for the former Ajax ace. Thus, it remains to be seen where he will be utilizing his trade next season.


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