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Zubizarreta lifts lid on Barca spending

September 2, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Barcelona technical director Andoni Zubizarreta has revealed Liverpool received €24 million for Javier Mascherano.

Barca have been looking to adopt a more careful approach to their finances since Sandro Rosell replaced Joan Laporta as the club's president this summer, and there had been some debate about the size of the fee paid to Liverpool for Mascherano.

However, Zubizarreta said: "We paid Liverpool €20 million plus the €4 million that came from the player ...

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