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Barcelona’s Eric Garcia deal hits a snag?

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Finances are a problem for the Catalan giants

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Barcelona’s move for former defender Eric Garcia had looked pretty much like a done deal but it seems it may have hit a bit of a snag.

The center-back had already agreed a deal to return to the Camp Nou but it seems Barca have been crunching some numbers and come up with a bit of a problem.

As such, Barca have been in touch with Garcia to let him know that they will now be offering “a smaller wage packet” than before, according to Marca.

The report adds it’s not clear if Garcia will be happy with what is now being offered or if he may have second thoughts about leaving Manchester City and heading home.

It had been previously reported he’s turned down clubs such as Chelsea and Arsenal because he wants to come back to Barca.

Garcia also talked up a move to Barca recently while on international duty with Spain, saying it would be “special” to play alongside captain Lionel Messi, and it would still be a surprise if he didn’t return to the Camp Nou this summer.