On 26 June, FC Barcelona proudly announced the signing of midfielder Ilkay Gundogan. At the end of his contract with Manchester City, the recent Champions League winner signed a two-year contract with the Catalan club.
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Since then, the German international has continued his adaptation with the Blaugrana and played his first friendly match. And yet, as it stands, he will not be able to unite against Getafe on 13 August.Time League Day! Like other recruits Inigo Martínez and Oriol Romeu and other extended players such as Ronald Araújo and Alejandro Balde, the former national is not yet registered with La Liga. Blame the Spanish financial fair play and Barca’s exorbitant payroll, which will have to reduce it or, failing that, find other recipes.
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Unlike the other players mentioned, Gundogan and his representatives have however included a special clause in his lease. It stipulated that, if his registration is not finalized by 12 August, which is the official date for the launch of the new season of the Spanish championship, the Gelsenkirchen native will have until 31 August to cancel his contract and sign up for a free new one. There will be a possibility of joining the club. the newspaper shows As, Even if nothing says that the German would like to activate this section, the newbie will start to get impatient.
⚠️Barca still haven’t registered Gundogan and only have 9 days left to do so before the German’s contract is canceled due to an include clause!
– LigActu 🇪🇸 (@LigActu) 4 August 2023
We remember that Barca experienced the same situation last summer with their recruits, and especially with Robert Lewandowski, before finding a solution at the last minute, just before 1:00.Time day against Rayo Vallecano. To experience the same happy ending, the reigning Spanish champion is trying to be as active as last summer new economic lever, In particular, there is talk of selling 16 percent stake of Barsa Studios for 60 million euros. Except that, for now, a German investment fund interested in the acquisition may have withdrawn its offer. In this case, the only option may be to use the €25m received for Ousmane Dembele’s impending sale to Paris Saint-Germain…