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Barcelona: Andreas Christensen & Franck Kessie could leave club ahead of La Liga opener

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Barcelona could be set to lose two of their newest signings before they’ve even played a competitive game as things go from bad to worse for the club.

Andreas Christensen and Franck Kessie joined Barca from Chelsea and AC Milan respectively this summer but are yet to be registered due to the club’s financial woes.

ESPN have reported that, because the two joined on a free transfer, a clause in their contract permits them to leave the club if not registered ahead of Saturday’s first La Liga match against Rayo Vallecano.

Reviewing Barca’s financial mess

That’s not the case with Barca’s remaining three summer signings – Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha and Jules Kounde – because they all joined for a transfer fee.

However, whether any players can be registered at all with La Liga depends upon how much capital the club can free up before the end of the registration period.

It’s fair to say the Blaugrana board have really made a dog’s dinner of running things in recent times, spending way beyond their means.

And, apparently, they have no intention of stopping despite already splurging well over £100 million in the last two months alone.

Both of which seem like preposterous proposals given the five new signings they’re currently not allowed to register as it is…

New deals have also been agreed for Ousmane Dembele and Sergio Roberto recently, however, those two too are yet to be officially recorded due to their crisis.

Honesty, what on earth is going on?!

Barca’s declining reputation

What’s equally as bad is that their behaviour is making fans worldwide lose respect for what was previously an elite footballing institution.

We recently reported that Barca have threatened legal action if Frenkie de Jong doesn’t agree to revert back to his 2019 contract.

Whilst the news has also been rife with suggestions that they’ve met with Gerard Pique and Sergio Busquets’ representatives in order to try and convince them to reduce their salaries.

It seems like the club, so well respected and treasured by many football fans, is being turned into a farcical in front of our very eyes.

Gone are the days of Lionel Messi and here we are, faced with a shameful Barca that reminds everyone of a spoilt teenager that can’t look after their money.

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