Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu demanded no player is greater than the Catalan mammoths on Monday in the wake of Neymar’s reality record 222 million euro ($264 million) move to Paris Saint-Germain.
Bartomeu and his board are under weight to astutely reinvest the colossal entirety, which dramatically increased the past record for an exchange expense, before the exchange window closes on August 31.
“No player is above Barca,” Bartomeu told the world congress of Barca supporters gatherings.
“You realize that Neymar framed piece of the accomplishment of our club, however Neymar is currently history. He needed to go. It was his choice despite the fact that we did everything in our grasp for him to remain.”
Barca were frail to stop Neymar leaving after PSG met the buyout proviso in the Brazilian’s agreement, which he had marked quite recently a year ago.
In any case, Bartomeu safeguarded himself from feedback that the club ought to have demanded embeddings a substantially higher buyout provision in that arrangement to fight off PSG‘s millions.
Neymar’s proviso ascended from 200 to 222 million from July 1 and would have hopped to 250 million had he entered the third year of the five-year bargain.
“We anticipated that he could leave later on, that is the reason we brought his buyout proviso up in the new contact,” included Bartomeu.
“Accepting this cash enables us to confront the future with assurances to fortify the group.
“At the point when the questions over his future started we were quiet since his choice would be a decent one
“On the off chance that he stayed we would keep up an extraordinary player and in the event that he went, clearly paying his provision, we had the assurance of having the capacity to bring new players.”
Barca have been connected with a progression of potential supplantings for Neymar with Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho heading their list of things to get.
However, Bartomeu guaranteed to be act with “reasonability” regardless of dealing in an exchange showcase described by hyperinflation because of blasting TV rights bargains.
“The 222 million euros that we got for Neymar Jr will be directed with reasonability, thoroughness and tranquility,” he said