BARCELONA: Lionel Messi`s wage is too huge for Barcelona ensuing from their monetary predicament, presidential candidate Emili Rousaud has stated, including that he needs to tackle the membership`s all-time high scorer on a reduced contract.
Messi, who sought an exit from Barca in the end season, has no longer up to seven months closing on his address the membership where he has spent his total profession. He’s free to barter with rival golf equipment from January.
Inclined Barca vice-president Rousaud, who resigned this one year out of explain at how the membership was being gallop by then chief Josep Maria Bartomeu, stated Messi would earn a lower wage if he might well well perhaps be convinced the membership will return to winning ways.
“Within the membership`s current concern Messi`s wage will not be any longer sustainable, so we`ll want to attain an agreement with him. We are going to present you with the likelihood to level to a beautiful venture to him,” Rousaud suggested Spanish newspaper AS on Tuesday.
“What matters most here is the sporting venture. When Messi stated he was leaving he didn`t mention money. He has the ideal wage on this planet, no-one earns more than him, he doesn`t want to head away ensuing from he earns too microscopic.
“He needs to head away ensuing from he needs to grab trophies. He referred to that lately when he stated: “The Champions League will not be any longer interior our attain.” He needs a crew elephantine of ability.”
Barca had been ranked because the membership with the ideal revenues in European soccer by the 2020 Deloitte Money League nonetheless the COVID-19 pandemic has obliterated their funds. Final week the membership introduced they had been delaying wage funds to gamers.
Messi was named the tip-incomes footballer on this planet by French newspaper L`Equipe earlier this one year, claiming an estimated 8.2 million euros ($9.97 million) monthly from Barca.
Rousaud, one of many candidates operating in the membership`s presidential election on Jan. 24, furthermore stated he needs to name Barca`s renovated Camp Nou stadium after Messi, a pass he believes will encourage attract sponsors.
The election is being held two months sooner than deliberate after Bartomeu resigned in October.