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Camp Nou has been reportedly divided after Ter Stegen, and 2 others refuse new pay cut plan




Marc Andre Ter Stegen, Frenkie De Jong and Clement Lenglet have refused to agree to another pay cut with Barcelona.

The Spanish club is trying to cut down their expenses after the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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This is the second time the Nou Camp outfit will be initiating such a move having already cut their salaries earlier in the year.

According to Daily Mail quoting Catalunya Radio, the club captain alongside his teammates and other staff teamed up to express their dissatisfaction with the reduction in their take-homes.

Reports claim the Blaugrana has lost a staggering sum of £88 million in revenue since the infection was declared a pandemic in March.

Meanwhile, the Catalans are said to have come out to deny the pay cut but insisted that what they want is a transitional salary adjustment’ to help guide them through the tricky period.

In addition to the above, the club claims they want to be able to pay the wages in smaller instalments.


The publication further revealed that other players have signed the burofax except for the three above named stars. Meanwhile, the club’s lawyers have started treating documents sent in by other players.

Ronaldo Koeman is however unmoved by the financial crisis between the club and the players as he is already targeting a few players to beef up his squad in January.

Top on his list is Manchester City’s Eric Garcia, while Liverpool midfielder Gini Wijnaldum is also on his watchlist. Koeman will be hoping to seal deals for both on the cheap due to the £88m hit.

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