JOan Laporta’s summer strategy made Barcelona major players in transfer market and not just in Spain, as clubs across Europe are looking at the situation with astonishment.
They pulled the best player out Bavariadespite being under contract. they took Jules Kunde, one of the gems of the market. And they also got raffinhawho had many suitors.
With signing kunde, Laporta broke his own record. Never before has he invested so much money into signing contracts in one season.
So far it is 143 million euros, and he does not want to stop there. The message from the club is that a couple of operations – right back and left back – have yet to be closed to complete the recruitment of new players.
If each of these movements is performed, Laporta compare his two busiest windows with seven autographs.
They were in the 2004/05 season, when he made the revolution he is now trying to repeat, and the last one in which the club moved almost more in the winter than in the summer.
This is the number of additions. Speaking of spending, it seems that the club is having a hard time getting close to the records set at the time. Joseph Maria Bartomeu.
Barcelona expenses per season
It remains to be seen what the final score will be for the Catalans this summer, but they will not reach €300m in 2019/20 or €380m in 2017/18.
Let’s see how it all turns out and what consequences it will have for the club in the medium term.
At the moment, the most urgent is the ability to register players. There is still a lot of work to be done for Barcelona for a successful summer.