Barcelona are expected to have to first sell players if they want to make any signings in the January transfer window, with the club still grappling with financial difficulties.

Despite ongoing problems, the Catalans splashed the cash ahead of this season but had to sell off stakes of future TV rights and other revenue streams to fund the signings of Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha and Jules Kounde, plus new contracts for Ousmane Dembele and Sergi Roberto.

Since then, they've had a mixed time of things.