Barcelona would have to sell players or reduce their wage bill in order to land Jules Kounde in their La Liga squad.
Barcelona apparently won’t be able to register Jules Kounde as a La Liga player unless he sells players or cuts his wage bill.
Throughout this week, it has remained unclear whether Barcelona’s five high-profile additions will be registered in time for their opener against Rayo Vallecano.
However, the Catalan giants were able to generate an additional £85million in revenue on Friday with the sale of an additional 24.5% of Barcelona Studios.
This put the club in a position where Andreas Christensen, Frank Kessie, Raphinha and Robert Lewandowski could all be formally included in xavierfor the new national campaign.
In addition, the new contracts awarded to Sergi Roberto and Ousmane Dembele also followed suit, but the situation involving Koundé remained unresolved.
As reported by Daily mailthe former Sevilla player will remain on the sidelines until Barcelona find a way to cut spending.
The report states that Barcelona need to offload at least one player or successfully negotiate pay cuts with some of the current squad members.
To seperrate from Frankie de Jong would solve things but it has always been claimed that the Dutch international is keen on staying at Camp Nou.
As things stand, it’s unclear if this will affect his current salary as Barcelona are considering legal action over the contract which was signed under the previous management.
Memphis Depay is said to be in talks to mutually end his contract ahead of a possible move to Juventus, while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang He is believed to be attracting Chelsea’s interest.
Gerard pricks would be willing to help his boyhood club cut costs, but Report says that the negotiations are currently at a standstill.
Since early August, Riqui Puig and neto left for LA Galaxy and Bournemouth respectively, while Nicolas González is set to join Valencia on a season-long loan.
Barcelona are also working to find solutions with Samuel Umtiti and Martin Braithwaitewho are not in Xavi’s plans for the new season.