Full house: 4 called-up Barca players make Spain's starting XI for decisive Slovakia game

Full house: 4 called-up Barca players make Spain's starting XI for decisive Slovakia game
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Eric Garcia, Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets and Pedri are all in Spain's starting eleven for the Euro 2020 game against Slovakia.

Sergio Busquets missed the first two Spain matches of the tournament due to the Covid-19 while Eric Garcia was benched.

As a reminder, Luis Enrique's side have got just 2 points after the first two group stage fixtures, which means that they must win the Slovakia clash.

Slovakia, in turn, need to claim at least a point to definitely qualify for the last 16.

The kick-off is at 18:00 CET.

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Barcelona have made the first informal contact with Sergio Busquets' representative, according to Santi Ovalle of Cadena SER.

The Catalans, however, haven't yet made a 'concrete' offer on a pay cut, as per the source.

The 32-year-old is tied with the Blaugrana until the end of the 2022/23 season. Earlier it was claimed that the La Masia graduate earns €16,346,720m per season at Camp Nou.

It remains to be seen if Busquets accepts to continue at Barca on lower terms.

Revealed: How much money could Barca save in wages by selling fringes this summer

Earlier this week, Barcelona players' current wages were leaked on the web. As things stand now, the Catalans have a wage bill of €276,675,776m per year.

It's no surprise that Lionel Messi is the Blaugrana's highest earned with a fixed yearly salary of €60,320,000m.

On the other hand, the presence of Pjanic and Coutinho in the top five puts the pair's futures at Camp Nou in doubt amid the club's dire financial situation.

Let's find out how much money Barca could save in wages only by selling some of their out-of-favour players.

€24,489,920m per year x contract until 2023 = €48,979,840m

€16,346,720m per year x contract until 2024 = €49,040,160m

€12,787,840m per year x contract until 2023 = €25,575,680m

€10,616,320m per year x contract until 2022 = €10,616,320m

€6,333,600m per year x contract until 2024 = €19,000,800m

€6,333,600m per year x contract until 2024 = €19,000,800m

€6,333,600m per year x contract until 2023 = €12,667,200m

€603,200 per year x contract until 2025 = €2,412,800m

Therefore, the Catalans could add €187,293,600m to the club's budget by selling nine players in the following months who have hardly played for Barca in the 2020/21 campaign and apparently are not in Ronald Koeman's plans for next season.

Source: Tribuna.com