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Barcelona register six players ahead of La Liga opener

Barcelona has completed the registration of six players for Saturday La Liga season opener against Rayo Vallecano, according to the league’s official website.

Summer signings Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha, Andreas Christensen and Franck Kessie have all approved their status, and contract extensions for Ousmane Dembele and Sergi Roberto have also been awarded. La Liga‘s green light in time for the first game of the new campaign.

The only new player not registered for Saturday’s game is centre-back Jules Koundé, who was not expected to be involved as he has just returned from groin surgery and has had limited playing and training time since joining two weeks ago. arrived at the club. He has a higher salary than Roberto, Kessie and Christensen, and the decision was made to prioritize the registration of the fully fit players for this weekend.

Barca now have a full week to work on getting enough room for a salary cap to register Koundé and new signing Marcos Alonso, who waits to complete his transfer from Chelsea in the coming days. The Blaugrana to Real Sociedad next Sunday and would like their roster to be final by then.

Memphis Depay looks close to a move to Juventus, which could be enough to complete the last two registrations, ending a dramatic process that involved activating four different “economic levers” to meet La Liga‘s ever-evolving financial fair play rules.

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