Being knocked out within the group stage of the Champions League for the second yr operating may have large monetary penalties for Barcelona.
The Catalan aspect have made a superb begin to the season on the home entrance, sitting high of La Liga with six wins and one draw from their opening seven matches.
Issues have not gone practically as effectively within the Champions League although with Bayern Munich and Inter each beating them of their final two European outings.
Consequently, they sit six factors behind the previous and three behind the latter on the midway level of the group stage, and are prone to be knocked out if they do not beat Inter on residence turf subsequent week.
In accordance with AS, such a destiny may have large monetary repercussions for the membership, costing them round €52.7m.
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A report from the publication states that is how a lot the winner of the competitors will earn in prize cash, whereas golf equipment might be awarded just below €10m only for getting out of the group stage and one other €10m for profitable a single knockout tie.
Lacking out on such funds could be a much bigger blow for Barcelona than for many main European golf equipment given their fiscal scenario.
They nonetheless have appreciable monetary difficulties and have put plenty of strain on themselves to unravel them having spent an enormous quantity in the summertime.
They’re additionally exploring methods to convey Lionel Messi again to Catalonia subsequent yr, sources have confirmed to 90min.
Doing so would undoubtedly price the membership a big sum of money, even when he joins on a free switch, given the wages he’d be on. How they fare within the Champions League may have a huge impact on whether or not he returns or not.