A court sentences Barça to pay 7.7 million euros for the unfair dismissal of Matheus

The sentence rejects one other 5 million that the participant requested for ethical damages

Fernandez when introduced by ValladolidREAL VALLADOLID

New sentence in opposition to FC Barcelona. The Social Courtroom quantity 10 of Barcelona ordered the Barça membership to compensate the Brazilian soccer participant Matheus Fernandes with 7.7 million euros for an unfair dismissal in 2021, once they terminated his contract. This quantity should be added to the 810,000 euros that the membership owes the participant for the wage negotiation agreed in 2020.

The ruling dismisses, alternatively, the extra 5 million euros claimed by the midfielder, who barely performed with Bara, for ethical and reputational injury. The courtroom considers that “what appears clear is that the consideration of low efficiency as a breach of contract for the aim of justifying the termination of the employment contract, inevitably requires the existence of a component of comparability to succeed in the conclusion of low efficiency” .

On this sense, they add that it solely happens “in response to a subjective criterion, taking as a measure the one beforehand achieved by the employee himself, both attending to an goal criterion, referring to the efficiency marked by different staff who perform the identical exercise”. Due to this fact, the courtroom considers that it’s an unfair dismissal. The judgment will be appealed

The compensation for Matheus Fernandes is sort of as excessive as his signing, because it price Bara 8.6 million euros from Palmeiras within the 2020 winter market. the primary Barca crew by which he performed simply 17 minutes of a Champions League duel in opposition to Dynamo kyiv.

On June 29, 2021, Barcelona despatched a disciplinary dismissal letter to the footballer, who had a sound contract with the entity till June 2025, arguing poor efficiency. Matheus, 24, is on mortgage from Palmeiras to Brazilian membership Bragantino, after additionally enjoying on mortgage at Atlético Paranaense.