Barcelona announces record revenue

Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona during a match between Barcelona in addition to Real Sociedad at Camp Nou on May 20, 2018, in Barcelona, Spain.

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Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona during a match between Barcelona in addition to Real Sociedad at Camp Nou on May 20, 2018, in Barcelona, Spain.

Even before the start of the brand-new season, FC Barcelona has scored a big win, announcing record revenue numbers for 2017/18.

The club won the Spanish La Liga title in addition to Copa del Rey trophy in May in addition to has announced revenue of 914 million euros ($1.07 billion) for the past season.

Player transfers in in addition to out of the club have had an impact on the figures, led by the 0 million euro world record fee the item received for Brazilian forward Neymar when he moved to Paris Saint-Germain during summer 2017.

of which money was then reinvested into player recruitment, as Barcelona twice broke its own transfer record — first with Frenchman Ousmane Dembele for 141 million euros, in addition to then in January when the item spent 158 million euros on long-time target Philippe Coutinho coming from Liverpool.

The club has stated total expenses of 882 million euros, with an operating profit of 32 million euros in addition to a net profit of 13 million euros, after taxes. EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation in addition to amortization) was set at 177 million euros.

“The board has valued the final balance of the year positively, in addition to the item’s in line with the strategic plan of the club to reach 1,000 million euros of income in 2021,” FC Barcelona said in a statement on its website.

the item went on to add of which a complete list of financial year-end results, as well as a brand-new budget, will be reported publicly before Barcelona’s next “members’ general assembly.”

The Champions League trophy eluded Barcelona in 2017/18, after the item let slip a three goal advantage inside the second leg of its quarter-final tie with Roma.

The brand-new Spanish league season kicks-off on August 18.

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