Barcelona has had a strong start to the 2023-24 season. The Catalans are Spain’s only unbeaten team, sitting four points behind Real Madrid in the league standings with a game in hand.
The arrival of Joao Felix has been one of the key catalyzing forces in the Blaugrana attack in recent weeks. The Atletico Madrid midfielder joined Barcelona on loan on deadline day and has made an immediate impact in the garnet-and-blue colors.
His loan at the club stands valid for one season, but Xavi Hernandez’s side do not have a purchase clause on the agreement with Atletico Madrid.
The lack of such an option has triggered tension in the Catalan capital in recent weeks, with rumours stating that Los Rojiblancos will demand €80 million to sign Joao Felix permanently.
His loan at the club is effective for one season, although Xavi Hernandez’s side’s agreement with Atletico Madrid does not include a purchase provision.
The lack of such an alternative has heightened tensions in Barcelona in recent weeks, with rumors circulating that Los Rojiblancos will demand €80 million to recruit Joao Felix on a permanent basis.
According to an update from Adrian Sanchez, Barcelona will not pay the rumored €80 million asking price set by Atletico Madrid.
Civitas Metropolitano’s officials are well aware of the situation. After all, the Catalans’ financial predicament does not even allow them to pay such a significant sum.