Why Barca Pay Felix Less Than £7k a Week, Arteta To Sign £25m Winger As Saka backup



Atletico Madrid striker Joao Felix made a stunning move to Barcelona in the summer after speculations he would be returning to Chelsea to make his previous six months loan deal permanent, the Portuguese player earns a huge £350k a week salary at Atletico Madrid and also did so at Chelsea.



However, his move to Barcelona has seen that amount drop drastically to a mere £6,635k a week, the huge reduction is surprising, but nonetheless Joao Felix accepted the huge reduction to help facilitate his move to Barcelona as he wanted to leave Atletico by all means.

(Source: Catalunya Radio)

For a player of Joao Felix’s caliber £6k a week salary is too poor, the amount is 3-4 times less than what Arsenal pay their fringe player Albert Sambi Lokonga.

Barcelona have a lot of financial issues and could not take on Felix huge salary prompting the player to compromise on his salary.



Arsenal are currently in search of a player to serve as backup to Bukayo Saka, with Bukayo Saka Injured Arsenal had to deploy Gabriel Jesus on the right wing, this has probably increased the need for a Arteta to find a backup.

Dortmund English winger Jamie Bynoe-Gitten is reportedly Mikel Arteta’s preferred choice and the gunners are said to be leading the race for the player, however they face stiff competition from Chelsea, Tottenham and Newcastle.

(Source: Sun Sport)



Bruno Guimarães dreams of one day joining Barcelona, He has a “Barça clause” included in his extension with Newcastle.

If Barça wishes to sign him, the clause can reportedly be activated for between €65M-€70M.

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