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Freixa Aims against Leo: "Not even Messi is above the club"

Published:21/01/2021 - 15:19h

Updated:21/01/2021 - 15:37h

Toni Freixa, presidential candidate of the FC Barcelona, expects that Lionel Messi continue in the team, but to win the elections his end will be to think first in the entity

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Toni Freixa conceded him an interview to 'The Transistor' of Wave Zero, and took advantage of the occasion to tackle several subjects of actuality of the FC Barcelona, between them spoke on the continuity of the captain, Lionel Messi, and aimed that it would be a good news for the future of the team, but that "anybody is above the club".

"To speak of Messi it is necessary to put in foot, but it is necessary to have a very realistic message. To us it would love us that Messi continued in the club until it withdraw , but we will manage the club thinking first in the own club. Not even the best player of the history as it is Leo Messi is byon ", aseveró Freixa. Likewise, it spoke also on the meeting that kept the candidates with Ronald Koeman and where arrived to a consensus so that the signing of Eric García execute in summer, when the central of the Manchester City finalise his agreement with the team.

"Koeman Expressed the needs that has the team, but without any requirement. Eric Garcia is an interesting player for the Barça, but finish agreement on 30 June does not have any sense pay now a traspaso. What it is necessary to do is to ensure that it avenges for the month of July", exposed Freixa, that to the time appreciated the understanding of the Dutch technician on the delicate economic situation by which crosses the Barcelona club and manifested that "it is doing a very good work".

Freixa Also took advantage of the interview with 'The Transistor' to insist in that his project is the only that is truly move# away of the political interest, economic or mediático, and signalled that "the Madrid can not us advance never in signings because we have a way to play that it does not depend on signings".

With this sentence, the candidate referred directly to the project of restructuring that comes working Koeman from his arrival to the team. Cost of the young players and award him an identity of game to the Barcelona group, appearance that seems to defend Freixa by what could evidenciarse that under his control, Koeman will continue exerting his works like technician.

Freixa Has cost of the scandal

The candidate has surrendered controversial statements in the last days, aiming directly with characters that are in the palestra of the public opinion culé. Laporta, Víctor Font and now Lionel Messi have been the main victims against which Freixa has rushed forward. Of his rivals to the presidency, ensured that they keep narrow relation with the political power, whereas on Lionel showed that it is not his main aim, appearance that concerns considerably to the institution by what would mean the loss of his maximum figure. Political strategy? Possibly, and that definitely has awarded him a place in the discussion by the place to the presidency.

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