Saturday, 25 October 2008

Barcelona asking 3 million from former youth player

Catalan radio station Catalunya Ràdio reports that Barcelona has taken Espanyol B player Raúl Baena (19) to court asking an indemnification of 3 million euro° for breaking an agreement he signed when he played for Barcelona. The court is expected to pass judgement next Tuesday.

In the summer of 2007 Barcelona Juvenil A midfielder Baena left Barcelona for Espanyol paying the 30 000 euro buyout fee of his amateur contract to the club. The player had nonetheless also signed a pre-agreement for a professional contract which stated that the player should pay 3 million euro° if he decided to leave Barcelona.

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Watch a video of Baena here:


pep said...

3 million euro =

5 million us dollar
2,5 million british pound

Anonymous said...

If such an agreement was made, he should definetly pay.

Anonymous said...

If its up to me, i would donate the 3million away immediately to UNICEF just to show that guy " we dont care about your money , we just dont like you"

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