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Barça defend and deny Rousaud's accusations

Published:10/04/2020 - 15:11h

Updated:10/04/2020 - 15:13h

FC Barcelona published a statement to answer Emili Rousaud after the harsh accusations that the former manager has made in his interview with 'RAC1'. The club has denied the Catalan and made it clear that he could take legal action

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Emili Rousaud, already ex director of the FC Barcelona, surprised this Friday with some very hard statements against the Managerial Board. The Catalan did not give names, but accused to somebody of the current managerial to having stolen and to having manipulated the accounts under the consent of Josep Maria Bartomeu. The group barcelonista has not taken in answering in front of such indictments and has published a communiqué to deny it.

The Barça has denied totally the words of Rousaud and has ensured that even it could take legal actions against the ex director. "In front of the grave and unfounded indictments made by the gentleman Emili Rousaud, exvicepresidente institutional of the club, in different glimpsed to news media, the FC Barcelona denies categorically any susceptible action to be described as corruption", begins the writing.

In addition to refusing completely the statements of the that was allocated to be the dolphin of Bartomeu in the elections of 2021, the Barça even loomed with taking legal actions for having marked the name of the Board and of the club. "Therefore, by all this the club reserves the interposition of the criminal actions that can correspond", aimed.

Rousaud Centred his criticisms in the audit that is making in Can Barça for esclarecer the case of the 'Barçagate', that has finished fracturando completely to the directive. The communiqué clears that the audit is being carried out under the most strict legality. "In this sense, the analysis of the services of monitoring of the social networks is being object of a wide independent audit to charge of PriceWaterHouseCoopers (PWC)", explained, leaving clear that everything is being clean and legal.

In relation to this, the club ensured that it still has not been able to finish said audit and that therefore there is not information on the same. This could contradict the words of Rousaud, that explained details on what was occurring. "The process of the audit still is in course and, therefore, without any conclusion, having facilitated the club all the information and means that PWC has gone requesting during the process", revealed.

Rousaud Seeded the controversy with his words

The ex managerial culé did several very hard statements, but definitely the strongest of all is when it accuses to somebody of the Barça to steal. "If somebody has put the hand in the box? Sincerely I think so. Who? No, I do not know it. If the external auditors say us that, and I do not know it and do not have the proof, these services that have loaned and that have evaluated , have a cost of market of one hundred one thousand euros and have been paying one million, here somebody has put the hand in the box", commented.

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