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Nike to pay FC Barcelona €100 million per season

The deal will be closed in 2 or 3 weeks' time, according to the newspaper ARA

Nike to pay FC Barcelona €100 million per season
Nike to pay FC Barcelona €100 million per season

The deal will be closed in 2 or 3 weeks' time, according to the newspaper ARA

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The club is about to close a contract with Nike that will be a lifeline for the economy of the club. As published in the newspaper ARA, the club and the clothing brand will sign "in two or three weeks' time" an agreement for 10 years at a rate of €100 million per season.

With his agreement, the club will overcome the number Manchester United earn from Adidas (€96 million per year, including all variables), which in fact made the English club break deal with Nike. With the experience of this team lost, now they don't want to commit the same mistake with Barça.

This negotiation came two years before the end of the contract (30 June 2018), a circumstance referred in the current agreement. In the new wording, Barça will recover a previously leased asset: the ability to grant licenses for any club branded product that has nothing to do with sports gear, which will directly be managed by the club.