BREAKING: Barcelona socis agree to sale of 25% of TV Rights
The 25% Sale of TV Rights (second economic lever) has been approved by the socis! 494 votes in favor and 62 against. First lever already given green light.
Economic vice-president Eduard Romeo confirmed that the sale must happen before June 30th.
Meanwhile, Joan Laporta revealed Barca had already turned down a mega-bid, “We had an offer of €1 billion for 100% of the rights for 10 years. We said no.”
Once again authorization was given for 25% of the club’s TV rights from LaLiga for up to 25 years with 494 members in favor and just 62 against.
Barcelona also confirmed they believe they can earn around €500m for the television rights which added to BLM means a potential income boost of €700m.
The club will now be hoping they can carry out the two deals which could spark the club into life in the transfer market.
Barca want to sign Robert Lewandowski from Bayern Munich and could now decide to keep Frenkie de Jong amid interest from Manchester United.
Source: Barca Blaugranes