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OFFICIAL: Bartomeu does not resign and calls the Barça elections for March 2021

Published:17/08/2020 - 21:00h

Updated:17/08/2020 - 21:00h

The board of directors of FC Barcelona has met this Monday urgently to discuss several important issues. One of them has been the date of the elections, which has been officially set for March 15, 2021

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The FC Barcelona has been very occupied from the humillante elimination in the quarter-finals of the Champions League against the Bayern of Munich. In hardly some days, the club has had to face up to the greater sportive crisis from did quite a lot of years and has taken the decisions that has believed timely. In the first place, the Barcelona have announced this Monday that Quique Setién will not be still in the bench barcelonista the next campaign.

The Cantabrian trainer is in the street after fracasar from his arrival in January and lose Glass of Rey, League and League of Champions. Besides, the Barça has given very bad image in the months that has been the santanderino in the charge, something that does not speak precisely well of him. Nevertheless, good part of the fans also has signalled to the players by his performance, and to Josep Maria Bartomeu by his management these years in the club.

The president blaugrana came under scrutiny and was him presionando so that it resigned and summoned elections. Finally, the Managerial Board will continue and Barto will follow at the head of the Barcelona until March of 2021. In the meeting that has had all the Board this Monday has decided summon officially the comicios "the first day of party from 15 March of the year 2021".

Like this it has communicated it the Barça is a communiqué in which also oficializó the exit of Setién. To defend the decision of not to summon them immediately, the directive has justified with the date of the beginning of LaLiga and by the coronavirus. "The Board understands that the announcement of the elections of immediate way is not viable taking into account that the championship of League will begin the weekend of 12 September, and the frame derived of the crisis of the Covid-19, so much in the economic field like social", explained.

Also they wanted to leave clear in the message that this managerial will be the one who direct the project culé this course and take all the decisions. "The club will continue implementing the plan of crash for revertir the sportive and economic situation, based in deep changes in the first team, and a budgetary redesign to face up to the new situation caused by the Covid-19, before finalising this mandate", communicated, leaving fall that it could have cuts in the wages of the footballers, in addition to several exits and important arrivals.

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By all this, in the writing the Board leaves clear that they will have full podres in the decisions of the club this season to economic level. "The celebration of the elections from 15 March of the next year, involves that the managerial Board assumes the full responsibility in relation to the closing of the economic exercise of the season 2020-2021", commented, commanding a high and clear message to which demanded immediate elections.

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