Barcelona Star Miralem Pjanic Prepared to Take Huge Pay Cut in Order to Stay With Catalan Giants This Season

Barcelona Star Miralem Pjanic Prepared to Take Huge Pay Cut in Order to Stay With Catalan Giants This Season

  • Miralem Pjanic is willing to take a major salary cut to stay at Barcelona this season despite the club’s wishes to sell him this summer
  • The Bosnian returned to Barcelona this summer after spending the 2021/22 season out on loan at Turkish giants Besiktas
  • Pjanic was part of the Barcelona team that participated in the La Liga giant’s preseason tour of the United States last month

Miralem Pjanic is willing to stay and fight for his place in the current Barcelona squad even if it comes at a huge personal cost.

The Bosnian midfielder was loaned out by the Spanish giants last season but it appears Xavi sees a future for the 32-year-old at Camp Nou after listing him for the club’s preseason tour of the USA.

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Miralem Pjanic wants to take a pay cut to remain with Barcelona this season. Photo by NurPhoto
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According to Football Espana, Miralem Pjanic is prepared to take a major pay cut to stay at Barcelona despite being linked with an immediate move away from Camp Nou.

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The former Juventus midfielder remains on a list of 11 players up for sale in the coming weeks, but his flexibility over wages could change his role.

Miralem Pjanic still has two years left to run on his current contract although it remains to be seen if he will be retained by Barcelona when the season kicks off.

Ex Barcelona defender key in Marcos Alonso deal

Meanwhile, former Barcelona academy product, Marc Cucurella could determine the Catalan’s chances of signing Chelsea defender, Marcos Alonso this summer.

According to Barca Universal, if Chelsea signs Cucurella, it would clear the path for Barcelona to make a move for Alonso and successfully sign him from the Premier League side.

The Blues are already in talks with Brighton about a potential deal and may be prepared to offer a player in exchange as well as money to beat Manchester City to his signature.

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5 players that could leave Barcelona this summer

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Barcelona have been very busy in the transfer window and doesn’t appear to be done as yet.

Despite being in debt, the Blaugrana have brought in many new faces and are now looking at releasing a few big names to register their new stars.

Sports Brief has put together a list of 5 players who find themselves on the outs and 5 players that the Spanish giants are still interested in.