Yesterday, as the boards of FC Barcelona arrived at a restaurant in the Catalan city, where a traditional lunch of the leaders is being held before the Barça-Celta match, the press was waiting for the decision-makers. “What’s new about Haaland?” Is it moving forward with Lewandowski? » Questions about the Norwegian completely surreal then the latter had a string transfer to Manchester City.
In front of the microphones, Joan Laporta and Mateu Alemany didn’t say a word, just spinning straight to the back of the room. The symbol of a truth, which can be used in some cases. Yes, FC Barcelona can no longer afford to fight in the XXL files of the mercato. Returning to the cradle after his adventure in Qatar, Xavi had indicated before the match against Celta that he no longer had too many illusions about it.
Barça can no longer fight
“We will see what we can do because our economic situation weighs.” If you don’t have money, you have to work differently. This is normal, we depend on money. » In addition, the Catalan coach was questioned on rumors announcing resistance to Haaland’s arrival in the city. “City has impressive baggage. Moreover, what I am going to tell you is being done, it is only a matter of money. »
Last night, coming out of his side’s 3-1 win over Celta, the Blaugrana coach did not escape questions about the official transfer of the Norwegian to the Citizens. And his response hurt the president’s hopes a few months earlier, especially after his meeting with the late Mino Raiola. “I want to be the best for Haaland. We have not been able to be competitive in this case. It is impossible for us to be a competitor at the economic level. » That being said!