Barcelona 2017/18

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  1. Jan 12, 2018

    giorno Full Member Scouse Lover

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    Football leaks just revealed the details of Messi's new contract, and :lol::lol::lol:

    Mayweather, Curry, Lebron, Harden and co. must be wishing they were as good at football as him right now :lol::lol::lol:
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    Draconifire New Member

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    If there's one player deserved of that sum, It's him.
    Take him out and we would literally be 40% or more weaker.
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    Jim Beam Full Member

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    Talking about €100 million per season contract?

    Saw that somewhere today, but didn't take it seriously.
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    giorno Full Member Scouse Lover

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    Oh i'm not criticizing, if you can afford it knock yourselves out

    @Jim Beam yep. It's only about €10/20m more than initially reported by the media...
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    Lay Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    How good is this guy meant to be?
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    cyberman Full Member Scouse Lover

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    giorno Full Member Scouse Lover

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    Oh yeah there's also the part where Florentino tried to sign Messi in 2013, was ready to pay the buyout clause and was ready to exert pressure on the spanish government to quash Messi's tax problems.
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    As crazy as it sounds, 400 million for four years of Messi is actually quite cheap when you consider that he would have been a free agent at the end of the season.

    His transfer value would probably around 250 million by the summer (he'll be 31) and Neymar is getting 75m+ from PSG per season, so Messi could probably command at least that much in salary.

    Combine those together, and you could argue that the true value of having Messi for four years is 500-600 million.
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    carvajal Full Member

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    250m€!, it would have been a mega Figo
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    FCBarca Mes que un Rag City Lover

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    Vickery puts out a list of South American players each season that are destined for European success and Mina was on it last year, considered the best defender in the Brasilian league. He was a big success at all 3 of his clubs and a rising star in the Colombian defense. Depending on whom you ask, many who rate Yerry over Davinson Sanchez. Originally a goalkeeper, there are similarities between the two although I think Mina is much stronger/bigger and actually better on the ball while the latter has the edge in terms of pace & less flashy - Yerry is a colorful character. Mina also, apparently, has a propensity for going in strong for the tackle (No red mist) and due to his size it can often look worse than it actually is - something I suspect he will need to be more disciplined about in Europe.
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself

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    Ishdalar Full Member

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    Laugh all you want, you know who called Florentino the moment he saw that a fellow 5 Ballon d'Or winner was earning 100M, right? :p
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    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    Despite the money spent they're short of proper CM aren't they?
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    kotha Full Member

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    Oh God! That would have been something..

    Sometimes it's nice to see the world burn..
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    crappycraperson "Resident cricket authority"

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    Yeah, using a foundation meant for charity to evade taxes. Turning super rich seems to turn most people into complete twats.
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself

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    Yeah. He has this image of a shy and humble person and had a likeable personality, this just shows that he's a twat like rest of the rich footballers.

    I can't wait for the "oh, he didn't knew all this, his accountant handles this stuff"
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    Trizy Full Member Scouse Lover

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    If that's true then Dembele was a bargain.

    I'd imagine the break down is something to do with goals, appearances, league and CL wins.
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    giorno Full Member Scouse Lover

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    €5m for every 25 appearances with a maximum of €20m. €5m every time barca qualify for the CL for a maximum of €10m. Rest is if barca win the CL

    Coutinho's add-ons are pretty much the same btw, only real difference is only €5m are based on them winning CL
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    Well €222m if we're talking Euros, and they got a small amount for Tello. Consider also that €80m of that Coutinho & Dembele fees aren't immediately or definitely payable.

    Their net spend for previous 5 seasons before this averages out at around €50m which isn't a lot really for a club the size of Barca, so maybe they were due a big window or two.

    I don't think anyway is saying they're 'broke', just more that as a business model it doesn't look particularly stable or sustainable. Their wage bill was reckoned to be 84% of their turnover even before they signed Coutinho.
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    FCBarca Mes que un Rag City Lover

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    Dembélé out for 3-4 weeks, guess that clutching at the same leg against Celta Vigo was more than what the club let on initially. Same hamstring, different muscle and supposedly unrelated to the initial injury & surgery
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    I assume his lack of proper pre-season has damaged him badly. I certainly hope so, because the other alternative is that he is injury prone. :lol:
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    FCBarca Mes que un Rag City Lover

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    Sergi Roberto renewed through 2022, €500 million buyout