Barcelona searching for options to potential season ticket disaster

Barcelona looking for solutions to potential season ticket crisis

Barcelona are polling members on the potential ticketing points the membership might face throughout a brief transfer away from Camp Nou to the Lluis Companys Olympic Stadium in Montjuic.

Renovation work on Camp Nou is underway, however a key stage or mission will imply relocating throughout town in the course of the 2023/24 season.

Lluis Companys, named for the previous Catalan president, was initially constructed within the Twenties and renovated to host the 1992 summer time Olympics. It was additionally beforehand the house of metropolis rivals Espanyol for 12 years between 1997 and 2009.

However its capability is little over half that of Camp Nou and Barcelona at the moment have extra season ticket holders than the stadium has seats.

As issues stand, there are round 83,000 Barcelona season tickets, making the vast majority of the matchday attendance at Camp Nou. At Lluis Companys, capability maxes out round 60,000.

Mundo Deportivo has reported that the membership will supply the season ticket holders the possibility to briefly droop their membership. The intention seems to be that there will likely be round 45,000 season tickets in 2023/24, nonetheless leaving room for public ticket gross sales recreation to recreation.

Earlier than making any official choices, Barcelona are set to ask members affected for his or her opinions. A questionnaire has been despatched out, with followers requested at one level whether or not they would like a season ticket at Lluis Companys at the same value to Camp Nou – however with no mounted seat assured, the possibility to purchase particular person match tickets with early entry or reductions, or to not go to video games in any respect.

Followers are additionally being requested about any preferences for attending video games in numerous competitions on weekends or weekdays, in addition to how they’d plan to journey to Montjuic, which isn’t too removed from Camp Nou, however lacks a lot in the way in which of parking amenities. An alternative choice for the membership can be to place free shuttle bus companies from sure factors within the metropolis.

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