Sevilla have reportedly put their entire squad on the transfer list to pay off their €90m (£77m) debt.
The winners of the Europa League are struggling, despite the confirmation of their return to the Champions League after winning another European title this season.
Sevilla beat Jose Mourinho’s AS Roma on penalties to clinch the Europa League for a seventh time – their all-time success since 2006. But a return to Europe’s top table next season doesn’t seem to be enough to pay off their outstanding debt.
Jose Luis Mendilibar’s side finished 12th in La Liga last season after looking nervously over their shoulder after a torrid start to the season and the club’s low standing has apparently failed to help bolster their finances in any shape or form.
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According to MarkaSevilla owes €90 million and the club has decided to declare their entire first team for sale in order to solve their financial problems as soon as possible.
Sevilla are unlikely to be short of suitors after their European success, with Moroccan goalkeeper Yassine Bounou previously linked with a move to Saudi Arabia.
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Among the ranks of Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan are also the Argentine World Cup winners Gonzalo Montiel and Marcos Acuna. As well as former Tottenham Hotspur winger Erik Lamela, ex-Liverpool youngster Suso and former Manchester United prodigy Adnan Januzaj.
Sevilla recently lost their sporting director Monchi, who has stepped down from his sporting management role at the club for a second time after it was confirmed he will be joining Aston Villa.
Although Monchi will officially take up his role at Villa Park at the beginning of July, Monchi is already working with manager Unai Emery as the Villans approach the arrival of Spanish international centre-back Pau Torres from Villarreal for £35million. .
It is not known if Monchi left Sevilla due to their financial situation which hampered his transfer plans with the club.
News of Sevilla’s worrying finances is likely to spark interest from their Premier League clubs’ players, with Fulham recently linked with a move from the Spanish side’s winger Lucas Ocampos.
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