"It's better to do things face to face": Busquets on rumored wage cut
The legendary midfielder spoke on the rumours that Barcelona will be asking him to reduce his wages once again
It's no secret that FC Barcelona are going through some hard times economically. From being unable to register new signings to having to release the best player of all time simply because they couldn't keep it in their books, it's frugal times for the Blaugranas.
Now, it's looking like that same policy may be reaching one of their most famous and decorated players, Sergio Busquets. The Spanish player spoke with the press in the preview of Spain's Nations League clash with Switzerland, and was taken aback by one of the questions.
"They haven't proposed anything to us and they haven't said anything to us beyond what you hear from yourselves [the press]", said Busquets when asked about a potential 50% wage reduction that the Catalan club is allegedly thinking about offering him. "It's not the best decision to do it via the press, it's always better to do things directly and face to face".
"I've heard that people have been saying a lot of things and when I come back from holiday, I don't know what they will say to me. I would like them to say it to me and not to find out by other means, but I am always open to helping", concluded Busquets.
With 679 matches played for Barcelona and 18 goals and 40 assists in his career, Busquets is one of the most important players in the club's history. He was also one of the players that signed on reduced deals last season, alongside other Barça legends like Gerard Pique and Jordi Alba. Now, it seems the club will be asking even more from one of their biggest names.
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