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Biggest Release Clauses Of Barca Stars Revealed

Biggest Release Clauses Of FC Barcelona Stars Revealed

By David Kappel - Jul 20, 2017 07:15 PM @kappilinho

With Paris Saint-Germain said to be ready to activate Neymar's whopping €222 million release clause, here are the biggest buyout clauses of FC Barcelona's squad.

Click through the gallery above to see the biggest release clauses in Barca's squad, according to the Daily Mirror.

The Brazilian has a rising buyout clause in his latest contract, which he signed back in October 2016. It was initially set at €191 million (R2.85 billion) and increased to €200 million (R3 billion) when he signed his new deal.

However, at the end of last season, Neymar's buyout clause grew to €222 million (R3.3 billion) – the amount PSG are reportedly prepared to pay. Next season, though, Neymar's price would rise to €250 million (R3.73 billion), as confirmed by FC Barcelona when his latest deal was announced.

Lionel Messi's release clause was raised to €300 million (R4.5 billion) when the Argentine signed his new contract at the beginning of the month.

Meanwhile, Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta and Luis Suarez all had a €200 million (R3 billion) release clause embedded in their latest Barcelona contracts.

Goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen's release clause sits at €180 million (R2.7 billion), while Jordi Alba follows with €150 million (R2.2 billion).

Ivan Rakitic and Arda Turan complete the top 10 with buyout clauses of €125 million (R1.9 billion) in their contracts, while Andre Gomes and Javier Mascherano's release clauses are set at €100 million (R1.5 billion).

Read: Reports: Neymar Accepts Offer To Leave Barca

Note: All players in La Liga are required by law to have a buyout clause in their contracts. The list of all Barca's release clauses was published by the Daily Mirror.

Would you expect any club to pay more than €200 million for a player? Have your say in the comments section below.


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Melucy Khosiboy khb Joined: 15 Sep 2016
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Melucy Khosiboy khb Jul 21, 2017 09:48 AM
It will depend on the player's quality
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Myaka weliPhefeni Jul 21, 2017 08:37 AM
Yes they cn if they want any of them as we knw sumteam hv a lot of money they use to build their squad and without money u cnt add any quality players on ur squad
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v2 Jul 21, 2017 06:42 AM
Barca stars they going
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MR E Jul 21, 2017 02:59 AM
Wow barca players are so expensive
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madridstar Jul 20, 2017 08:17 PM
Ronaldo has 1 billion pounds release clause on his contract
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luyanda menziwa Jul 20, 2017 08:03 PM
Incredible
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M∆hlori Jul 20, 2017 08:03 PM
such money yoo!barca.

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