FC Barcelona To Extend Rakuten Deal Beyond Summer 2021?

Monday, 19 October 2020
In mid-September 2020, the Nike FC Barcelona 21-22 home kit design got leaked. It boasts again an all-new design for the club - but will it also feature a new sponsor on the front and the sleeves?



Both Rakuten's and Beko's Barca deals are in last year of contract. Barca's four-year deal with Rakuten was signed in 2016, worth at least €220 million (€60 million / year) and valid from July 2017 through to June 2021. Beko, which became Barca’s sleeve sponsor in 2014 and is now also Barca’s training sponsor, has a deal with Barca worth €19 million / season.



Report: Barcelona 'In Talks With Rakuten And Beko Over One-Year Extensions'





FC Barcelona are looking to extend both the deals with Rakuten and Beko by a further year for the 2021/22 season, according to a report from Mundo Deportivo from August 2020. In fact, FC Barcelona’s contracts with Beko and Rakuten reportedly include an option to extend for a further year.

Rakuten wants to pay lessMundo Deportivo also leaked the Barcelona 21-22 home shirt.



Mundo Deportivo says that talks between Barca and Rakuten are ongoing. The aim is to finalize an extension by the end of this year. Rakuten is seeking a reduced sum for the agreement (currently €60 million / year).



Beko is also eyeing reduced termsThe same applies to Beko and their deal with FC Barcelona - Like Rakuten, Mundo Deportivo said Beko is eyeing reduced terms (currently €19 million / year).

FC Barcelona To Extend Rakuten Deal Beyond Summer 2021?

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