How Barcelona Made Good Profit From Selling These 5 Players

It is considered to be excellent business in football to purchase a player for a low price with the intention of later increasing the money paid for him.

This is how Barcelona was able to make a good amount of money from the sale of these five players.

1. Yerry Mina

They paid €11 Million to acquire the Colombian defender in 2016, but they made €30 Million off of him when they sold him to Everton in 2018.

2. Alexis Sanchez

For a fee of €26 Million, they were able to sign the Chilean forward. They made a profit of €16 Million by selling him to Arsenal in 2014 for €42 Million, which was the asking price.

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3. Yaya Toure

The sale of Yaya Toure to Manchester City for a fee of €30 Million brought in a profit of €21 Million for the club.

4. Thiago Alcantara

Thiago Alcantara, a central midfielder for Spain’s national team, graduated from the Barcelona academy in 2008. They received €25 Million for the player when they sold him to Bayern Munich.

5. Ronaldo Rosario

They paid a transfer fee of €15 Million to acquire the Brazilian striker, and then they sold him to Inter Milan for a transfer fee of €28 Million. This indicates that they made a profit of 13 Million Euros.


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