Barcelona’s attempts to register five new signings ahead of the new season have been rejected by La Liga.
In this window, the Catalan club have signed Andreas Christensen, Franco Kesi, Rafinho, Robert Lewandowski and Jules Kunde, while renewing the contracts of Ousmane Dembele and Sergi Roberto.
According to reports in Europe, the club cannot register these new signings in La Liga until they balance their books.
Barca need to sell players and reduce their wage bill, which currently stands at 560 million euros ($570.5 million).
The club have added Dutchmen Frankie De Jong and Memphis Depay to the transfer list, hoping to raise 100 million euros ($102 million).
The Catalan side’s board – led by club president Joan Laporta – have also taken some radical steps to raise funds by authorizing the sale of some of the club’s key assets.
Among the assets, Barcelona decided to sell 25% of its TV rights to Sixth Street and another stake in Barça Studio socios.com for a total of 767 million euros ($781 million).
Meanwhile, Xavi’s men begin their campaign in Spain’s top division against Rayo Vallecano at the Camp Nou on August 13.
La Liga refuses to register Barcelona’s new signings
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