LThe serious economic situation that Barcelona is experiencing has led to questioning the continuity of Nikola Mirotic in the Barça team. The Spanish international player is the highest paid of the squad with a 3.8 million euro salary. An amount that the club intends to reduce to ensure the sustainability of the project for the next few seasons after the player You have already made three efforts with respect to the original contract.

Gran Canaria 64-82 Barcelona

Although there is still no agreement between the parties, the intention of both the club and the power forward is to find a solution to follow their common path and Mirotic himself assured this after the Barça win against Herbalife Gran Canaria on the second day of the Endesa League: “I have always said that I am happy in Barcelona. I am where I want to be. You cannot ask for more. Barcelona lives very well and I am happy with my family. I try to keep up with the club and give a good image. “

I am where I want to be. You can not ask for more. Barcelona lives very well and I am happy with my family “

Nikola Mirotic

The leader of the Barça squad showed on the court that he is focused on basketball and that for the moment contractual issues have taken a back seat. He was the great protagonist of the Barça triumph against the island team after adding PIR of 36 with 16 rebounds. With this rebounding figure, the power forward established a new personal best in Liga Endesa leaving behind the 14 rebounds he captured on December 11, 2012 when he faced Asefa Estudiantes.

Mirotic grabbed 15 defensive rebounds and became the sixth player in the 21st century to reach those numbers in the ACB. “I wanted to play well and enjoy the team. It will be a very important year” and advocates “forget about the beginning of the season and improve every day personally and physically,” he said after the clash with the team Insular player of Montenegrin origin, who for now prefers to focus solely on basketball.