Barcelona have released their budget outline for the 2018/19 season, revealing record earnings and a huge wage bill which accounts for two-thirds of the club income.
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Quite a wage bill if it’s 66% of the total income: £560m. Messi’s new bumper salary might have had some influence. https://t.co/ajG7cJHUD3— Kristof Terreur (@HLNinEngeland) October 2, 2018
€72m is allocated to Espai Barca, an ambitious redevelopment project which includes additional work on the Nou Camp as well as the construction of the New Palau Blaugrana (where Barcelona's basketball team will play) and the Estadio Johan Cruyff (which will be the new home of Barcelona's B and C teams).
Barcelona were third on Deloitte's most recent football rich list, below Manchester United and Real Madrid.