Barcelona are pursuing authorized motion towards La Liga after they have been blocked from rising their wage cap by 15%.
La Liga allowed the 38 golf equipment that agreed to their CVC deal – a €2.1m settlement that provided funding to the league and groups in alternate for a stake in Spain’s broadcasting and sponsorship rights – to extend their most wage restrict to fifteen%.
Per the foundations, 70% of the funding offered to these 38 golf equipment have to be invested of their infrastructure, with 15% used to repay money owed and the remaining 15% put in the direction of rising their wage caps.
Barcelona, nonetheless, declined to signal the CVC settlement alongside Actual Madrid, Athletic Membership and Ibiza, and people 4 sides have been prevented from increasing their wage allowances because of this.
With Barcelona already over their wage restrict for the 2023/24 season, such a lift would have been huge to the Camp Nou outfit, and EFE state Joan Laporta and the remainder of the Barcelona board have lodged a authorized criticism towards La Liga on account of the motion.
Barcelona have argued they’re not competing on a good taking part in subject towards the groups who’re allowed to increase their wages, and have requested a Catalan court docket to evaluate whether or not La Liga’s actions are authorized or not.
As famous by Marca, La Liga are usually not involved by Barcelona’s newest motion because the Blaugrana have already failed with an attraction to the Spanish Soccer Federation, who dismissed their plea.
League officers have additionally argued that Barcelona’s notorious ‘levers’ – promoting off shares of their very own broadcasting and merchandising rights – led to participant signings which elevated the price of their squad by nearly 100% already, so any additional 15% granted would solely add to the ‘unfair’ nature of their enterprise.