In full reconstruction after several turbulent years, Barça would like to obtain a loan of around 500 million euros according to information from the newspaper Mundo Deportivo. A way to stabilize finances and keep big short-term ambitions.
Little by little Joan Laporta is trying to take back the destiny of Barça in hand. Elected at the head of the Blaugrana club in March, the president hopes to breathe new life into the Catalan entity and in particular on the financial level. After the failure of the Super League which would have allowed to return significant liquidity in the coffers, FC Barcelona could quickly contract a new bank loan.
According to information from the newspaper Mundo Deportivo, Ferran Reverter is already working on obtaining a credit of 500 million euros in order to stabilize the club’s finances. The one who will officially become the new general manager of the club in June, at the end of his engagement with the German multinational Media Markt as CEO, is already working to ensure the good health of Barça.
Ensure the stability and competitiveness of the club
Hard hit by the economic consequences of Covid-19, the club would expect losses of between 300 and 400 million following the season played behind closed doors in La Liga. Not helped by the early elimination in the Champions League against PSG, Barça hopes to quickly regain success and its public in order to put the finances in the green.
Despite a significant debt, President Laporta would try to postpone the payment by renegotiating a provisional buyout via financial entities, Barça would again take a loan to remain competitive during the 2021-2022 season.
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For the Catalan daily, the new loan of 500 million euros would make it possible to make certain large-scale investments without however authorizing madness on the transfer window.
Among the hot issues, the possible extension of Lionel Messi could thus be facilitated by this new inflow of money. While waiting to secure their economic future, Barça still hopes to win a new La Liga title. Third two days from the end of the season, the Catalan club is four points behind Atlético de Madrid.