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Barcelona to sell 5 in bid to reduce burgeoning wage bill
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Barcelona to sell 5 in bid to reduce burgeoning wage bill

  Reports indicate that Barcelona are set to put up five players for sale to enable the reduction of their burgeoning wage bill. The club's wage outlay is 84% of their budget, and reconstruction work is required for the rebuilding of the squad. READ:¬†LIVERPOOL TARGETING ROMA'S EMERSON PALMIERI IN JANUARY Arda Turan is set to leave the Camp Nou in the summer, and is likely to be joined by the likes of Thomas Vermaelen,¬† Paco Alcacer, Andre Gomes and Aleix Vidal. There are claims that Vermaelen had the chance to leave the club during the close season but chose to remain in Spain. Vermaelen has played just 11 competitive games for Barcelona since his move from Arsenal for 15 million pounds in 2014, and spent last season on loan to Roma.