The Barça closed this Tuesday with its brilliant triumph over the Real Madrid on the Endesa League final an impressive season, the best for the Barça team in many years. At the orders of Sarunas Jasikevicius, the team has responded to the potential that was guessed, reaching the finals in the four competitions disputed and taking two titles (before the Copa del Rey).
The relationship of forces in Spanish basketball has changed and the Barça now has all the wickers to start a won cycler similar to the one that has starred in recent years Real Madrid. Now, everything will depend on the real bet of the club for its basketball section. The equipment is done, with Saras
and almost all players with a current contract. But the delicate economic situation stemming from the coronavirus pandemic can hurt you more than rivals on the playing court.
Rumors suggest that the new board of directors of Joan Laporta wants to reduce by about 5 million euros a budget that this season has been around 40 million. Casualties of Artem Pustovyi, which ends the contract, and Leo Westermann, who has a year left but it seems that he will accept an exit towards the Zalgiris, they will not allow that saving by themselves. The Barcelona club also aspires to get rid of Victor Claver, who also has one year left on his contract, and perhaps one more player. In addition, you will receive around one million euros for the march of Leandro bolmaro to the NBA. Even so, the rest of the players, including the cracks, will be asked a cut from their current contracts.
The amount of these cuts and the negotiating ability of the club to reach satisfactory agreements with its current players (perhaps in exchange for stretching contracts) will depend on the continuity of the winning cycle started this season by Barça. The problem for Barça is that most of its cracks, like Higgins or CalathesThey have a large market and it could be difficult to renegotiate with them.
In the discharge chapter, the arrival of no crack is not expected, but of good players who fit into Jasikevicius’ team idea. Talks are well advanced with the young Lithuanian guard-guard Rokas Jokubaitis, who would cover Bolmaro’s departure, and also with the Efes center Sertac Sanli, main option yes Pau Gasol confirm that it does not follow. A base and a forward would be missing. Kevin Pangos It is Saras’s impossible dream, because it is very expensive and she wants to rush her NBA options until August. Y Mario Hezonja wants to continue in Panathinaikos, who could keep it in his property if he pays 400,000 euros to Barça. Surely you will have to chop lower.
Barça will announce its first two moves for next season in the coming days. It is about the renovations of Alex Abrines Y Sergi Martinez. The Balearic forward has renounced the conditions he had signed for next season if Barça executed the extension included in his previous contract, which provided for a significant increase in the number, in exchange for extending his years of involvement.
For his part, Sergi Martínez has signed a new contract for three seasons that triples his current record, which despite everything remains by far the most economical of the squad. Coach Sarunas Jasikevicius hopes that Rubí’s 22-year-old forward will inherit the role of Victor