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A new controversy shakes the FC Barcelona. The scandal over the Barça club’s relationship with pages that attacked players and former players and cleared the image of President Josep Maria Bartomeu joins a millionaire Santos claim for breach of the signing contract Neymar junior.
Six years ago the Brazilian signed that controversial contract, which brought the player and managers of Barcelona to court, but a new controversy arises, according to El Mundo.
This media states that the Brazilian team sent a burofax to FC Barcelona in which he claims 4.5 million euros “as a criminal clause signed” in the signing, “as consequence of the breach“by not having an agreed friendly match.
Santos defends that in Neymar’s sales contract he included lto the celebration of two friendly matches with the presence of the attacker, but only the Joan Gamper Trophy 2013. The second was to be played in Brazil but it was never disputed.
To the courts
The Neymar exequipo submitted its claim through the law firm Vosseler Abogados, which according to the aforementioned media has sent the claim of amount as previous step to start the judicial process, “There have been innumerable attempts by my applicant to comply with the agreements reached, so without further delay, the execution of the claim of the established penal clause must operate, as long as the breach is completely foreign to the will of Santos Futbole Clube, being attributable to the Football Club Barcelona “.
Any chance to contest this match vanished in the summer of 2017, when Neymar signed for PSG. Aware of the situation, Santos began to claim the 4.5 million that same year, but you haven’t received it yet.
In the burofax sent at the end of January, Santos’ lawyers gave Barça five days to pay the amount claimed, according to the aforementioned medium, before “taking as many legal actions as possible”. The brief details that Santos has already “duly” remitted the invoice with the “amount owed” and indicates that he will claim to Barça all the legal costs of the requested claim if the lawsuit is initiated in court.