Coronavirus: Barcelona vice president says club have already lost at least €120 million

6 May 2020

Jordi Cardoner
Photo: PA Images Barcelona vice president Jordi Cardoner believes resuming football in September would be "very difficult".

Jordi Cardoner believes resuming football in September would be "very difficult".

The vice president expects player swap-deals to become more common as clubs continue to lose money.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Barcelona have already lost between €120 and €140 million due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to their vice president Jordi Cadoner, who is sceptical of football in Spain returning by September.

LaLiga clubs have been allowed to again begin training this week, but Spain's minister of health, Salvador Illa, has recently issued a more cautious timeline on returning to competitive play and said it would be "imprudent" of him to give a specific date on the resumption of football.

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