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Barcelona could receive €700 million in 2023 if plan for the ‘Super League’ moved forward: Reports

Barcelona could receive €700 million in 2023 if Super League plans goes forward.

Several of Europe’s top clubs attempted to enter the European Super League in 2021; however, these initiatives were ultimately abandoned due to strong fan opposition.  The ‘Big Three’ of Spain, which included Barcelona, were however known to support the concept of a breakaway league. A recent development illustrates how Xavi’s team can profit from the reinstatement of such a division.

Barcelona could receive €700 million in 2023 if plan for the 'Super League' moved forward: Reports 2

According to the most recent information provided by Que T’hi Jugues, a decision regarding the legality of the ESL will be made on December 15th of this year. The Catalan giants will get a mind-blowing €700 million in the first half of 2023, assuming it is found to be legitimate.

It is simple to understand why Barça would support the creation of the Super League from a purely financial perspective. Due to the financial mismanagement of former club president Josep Maria Bartomeu, who established a precedent for an outrageously high wage bill and mountains of debt, Barcelona has encountered a number of financial issues.


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Barcelona are in dire need of the ‘Super League’ funds as compared to other top European clubs

In order to pay a number of urgently required upgrades, the club was forced to sell important assets like broadcast rights and merchandise to worldwide business powers. The gap between the top teams in La Liga and Real Madrid would have been more difficult to bridge this season if the La Liga giants had not adopted extreme measures amid tough times this summer.

Barcelona will stand to gain significantly from the creation of the European Super League, as the initial payout may imply that the majority of their current financial problems are resolved. With the approval of the culers, the club would ultimately like to be a part of any such league.

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Sujeeth is a football writer at Firstsportz. His love for the beautiful game kicked off by watching mesmerizing Wengerball and has since been a Gunner by allegiance. He is a keen admirer of other sports particularly F1 and Basketball. Outside the world of sports, Sujeeth is pursuing his MBA in Finance from Mumbai University.