After presenting the numbers for the fiscal year of last campaign, the Blaugrana entity was forced to acknowledge a large debt, supposedly generated by the coronavirus pandemic, and the need to resubmit its workforce, sports and non-sports, to a 30% pay cut from their current payrolls.
From the outset, from the Board, they already imagined that their proposal was not going to be to the liking of their employees, taking into account that many of them do not have the millionaire salaries of footballers. In fact, Josep María Bartomeu himself recognized that some of his workers are ‘mileuristas’, so they would be condemned by this reduction.
However, the first group to come out against the Board of Directors ‘salary cut has been the footballers’ staff. The players, outraged by the measures the club intends to take, have decided to draw up a resignation bureau in which they are opposed to accepting the conditions of the president’s proposal.
Despite the agreement between the players, three players from the squad have decided not to sign the statement. Marc-André ter Stegen, Frenkie de Jong and Clement Lenglet have decided to side with the entity and accept the conditions raised in the face of a difficult economic situation for the culé team. It is curious that none of the three players is trained in the lower categories.
FC Barcelona is totally broken
Again, we have before our eyes, another evidence of the lamentable situation of the Blaugrana team. The relationship between the Board and the players – key to a healthy functioning – is totally broken. Each one sweeps for his house and thus the problems that may appear in a situation like the one we live in are not solved in a distributive way.
On the other hand, the attitude of those who do not want to take responsibility for the incompetence of the current Board of Directors led by Josep Maria Bartomeu is completely understandable. Although they blame the coronavirus for the deficit presented, although it has obviously not been of help, it is not the only one of the factors that has conditioned this economic debacle of the entity.