Barcelona’s new signing Jules Kounde not registered for second LaLiga game in a row


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Barcelona have didn’t register summer season signing Jules Kounde in time for Sunday’s LaLiga game in opposition to Real Sociedad.

Kounde arrived for €55 million from Sevilla in July and is the one one in every of Barça’s six summer season signings but to be registered.

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Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha, Franck Kessie and Andreas Christensen had been all registered final Friday, simply 24 hours forward of the opening game in opposition to Rayo Vallecano at Camp Nou, a goalless draw.

Pablo Torre has a youth registration for now and has been included in the squad to journey to San Sebastian this weekend.

Barca have bought membership property value over €700m this summer season to enhance their monetary state of affairs and are actually working with a 1:1 ratio in the case of new signings.

That means they’ll spend no matter they make in charges or save in wages on new gamers — they had been beforehand working with a 1:4 ratio.

However, they do not but have sufficient house inside their LaLiga-imposed spending cap to register France worldwide Kounde.

Coach Xavi Hernandez mentioned on Saturday inscribing the defender was a “priority” however that gamers would wish to depart for it to be attainable.

Barca are negotiating the departures of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Memphis Depay with Chelsea and Juventus respectively, however each are in the squad to face La Real in San Sebastian.

Sergino Dest is one other participant who might depart the membership. Xavi has instructed him to depart and he has been neglected of the squad for each of Barca’s league video games this season.

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