Ronald Koeman will take advantage of the first day of the stage in Germany to know first-hand the status of the negotiations that the club has open, both in the sense of registrations and cancellations. The Dutch coach is scheduled to meet after dinner with the sports leadership, led by the sports vice president, Rafael Yuste, together with the football director, Mateu Alemany, and the technical secretary, Ramon Planes, to catch up on all the cases that the club is working on.
Obviously, today, the maximum concern within the entity is lighten the wage bill urgently, in order to be able to enter within the ‘ratio’ allowed by financial fair play and to be able to make official the renewal of Leo Messi. Hence, the exits of players such as Samuel Umtiti or Miralem Pjanic, found in Germany.
Other cases that are also the order of the day within the entity are salary reductions of various heavy weights of the templateillto, including the captains Sergio Busquets, Sergi Roberto and Gerard Piqué, as well as Jordi Alba.
And if we talk about open folders, there are two that worry and occupy Barcelona: Antoine Griezmann and Philippe Coutinho. Two players with a very high chip, which would undoubtedly be a relief for the club if a solution were found.
In addition, Koeman will insist on the need for two or three more reinforcements to complete the squad, also taking into account the branch players who are rising very strongly such as Bucket or Nico. In any case, the coach is clearly aware that if there are no dropouts in the squad, it will be impossible to raise higher ones in the short or medium term.
In any case, the club is waiting for you in the next few days the market will shake and the closing of some of the most pressing folders can be accelerated. Both the sports leadership and the technical secretariat they want to reassure the coach, assuring you that all cases are running their course.