Barcelona cut Pjanic’s salary by € 4m but will still pay it to Besiktas


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After several months of speculation, Miralem Pjanic finally left Barcelona to join Turkish giant Besiktas on loan. Even though his salary was cut by 4 million euros, the Cules would still pay him, according to reports.

Miralem Pjanic has joined Besiktas from Barcelona on a one-season loan.  (Getty)


Miralem Pjanic has joined Besiktas from Barcelona on a one-season loan. (Getty)

After failing to impress during his first year in Barcelona, Miralem Pjanic appeared to be set to leave Camp Nou at any time this summer. The Cules couldn’t unload it easily, but they finally did after the transfer deadline.

While the transfer market was over for the top five European leagues, other competitions from the Old Continent are still allowed to negotiate. Therefore, Barca found Turkish giants Besiktas a landing point for Pjanic.

The Bosnian was not among Ronald koemanthe plans for and his departure seemed only a matter of time. The biggest problem for the Catalans was his expensive salary, which according to the Spanish point of sale sport it was recently reduced by 4 million euros, but they will pay it anyway while in Turkey.

Barcelona will continue to pay Pjanic’s salary on loan

It’s no secret that Barcelona are facing a delicate financial situation who prevented them from renewing Lionel messi‘s deal. One of Joan laportaThe main concerns of the club seem to be fixing this issue and that is why the club have sought to get rid of many expensive contracts.

Same Antoine Griezmann came back to Atletico Madrid with the aim of continuing to cut costs, regardless of Barca’s investment in him two years ago. Now they have also found a solution to Pjanic’s situation.

The old one Juventus midfielder arrived from Turin as part of an exchange that saw Arthur in the other direction, Pjanic signing a contract worth 8 million euros salary per season. Barca were desperate to get rid of this mind-boggling bill and found a way to fix it.

Miralem Pjanic left Barca to join Besiktas on loan for the 2021-2022 season. (Getty)

sport reported that Pjanic accepted a salary cut of 4 million euros with Barcelona, ​​which will continue to pay it this season. During this time, Bosnian star to receive € 2.75million salary from Besiktas, where he recently arrived with a one-year loan.

It wasn’t exactly what Barcelona were looking for, but at least they cut his crushing salary and Pjanic would have more playing minutes to get his stock up again. Hopefully next season Barça can either finally sell it or get a boost of a reborn Pjanic.

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