Lionel Messi may have left Barcelona, but the Catalan club’s financial difficulties are still bothering him. The failure to sign the Argentine superstar did not alleviate his worries and the club is still trying to take down several first-team stars to reduce its first pay bill.
Samuel Eto’o has been at the forefront of the players that Barcelona want to move forward this summer. Football director La Liga. Matthew Allemani has publicly declared the need for a Frenchman to find a new home., But offers have been few and far between.
The 2018 World Cup winners are keen to join a club that is vying for a title in one of Europe’s top leagues, but so far there has been interest. Besiktas in Turkey and from French clubs Monaco and Nice.. Barcelona are at the mercy of the player, who has two years left on his contract, and has not agreed to terminate.
There may be light at the end of the tunnel for the Spanish giants. According to records in Portugal.. The report claims that Benfica have expressed interest in signing the French international this summer, but could stumble when it comes to the player’s salary.
Barcelona are ready to allow Amity to move for a very low fee, but the Portuguese giants will need a reduction in the defender’s salary. If he is unwilling to do so, the La Liga organization will have to pay a portion of its wages, in order to avoid paying the full amount during the upcoming campaign.
At 27, the Frenchman is still in his early years, but has been battling injury issues in recent campaigns. He is said to be in good physical condition and has been training regularly with Barcelona’s first team, including minutes in two pre-season games.
Despite being fit, he has been informed that he is not part of Ronald Koeman’s plans for next season. Barcelona have Gerard Pique, Eric Garcia and Clement Langlett in the main defense and Amati has been added as needed.