Cadena Cope's report has revealed that the club was unable to process the salary payment for their squad in December. However, the players have agreed to a temporary salary reduction at the club's behest.
The club is confident this issue can be resolved and has promised the players that the payment will indeed be processed in February – two months later than scheduled.
Interim club president
Notably, the club's debt reached €1,173m, with €730m of that sum due in the short term, while €266m is owed to the banks by 30 June, of which €90m is owed to Goldman Sachs.