The Catalan giants are steeped in debt and are needing to cut costs within the coming transfer window as they appear to both cut their debt and make space to welcome new arrivals
Barcelona are looking to maneuver on 14 players this summer with Philippe Coutinho among those heading for the exits. The club have reportedly involved an in depth list of players who can either be sold, loaned out or moved on as a free agent this summer.
The only player out of contract at the Camp Nou this summer is superstar attacker Lionel Messi, whom the club are hopeful of keeping via a contract renewal - but to fund that, multiple players will got to be moved on according to A report from Catalan media outlet El Mundo Deportivo.
Chief among them is former Liverpool playmaker Coutinho - the club’s record signing. The Brazilian spent last season on loan at Bayern Munich and has been on the periphery once more this campaign.
The Brazilian has suffered injury setbacks this season but has scored only three goals across 10 starts. He has been linked with a return to the Premier League - with Everton and Arsenal among the clubs tipped to form a move.
Back-up goalkeeper Neto, Samuel Umtiti, Junior Firpo, Miralem Pjanic and ex-Middlesbrough striker Martin Braithwaite are among those viewed as dispensable by the Blaugrana, although it's unlikely any are going to be ready to command a notable transfer fee including their wage demands.
The club also are hopeful of moving on Brazilian midfielder Matheus Fernandes - who has made only one appearance for the club - while the longer term of Sergi Roberto, who is out of accept 2022, is additionally uncertain.
However, thanks to the financial uncertainty surrounding the Catalan giants this summer and their collapsed plans of a eu Super League, they'll be forced to concentrate to offers for first-team stars if they're to rejuvenate their squad.
Luis Suarez, Arturo Vidal, Nelson Semedo and Ivan Rakitic were among the exits from the club last summer.