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GOODBYE TO RICARD PRUNA

One of the most veteran members of the team leaves the FC Barcelona

Published:19/09/2020 - 10:29h

Updated:19/09/2020 - 10:29h

After almost 25 years in the club, the doctor Ricard Pruna has arrived to an agreement with the FC Barcelona to abandon the entity, because of not being satisfied with some decisions taken

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Almost 25 years are those that has remained Ricard Pruna in the changing room of the FC Barcelona, having been during a lot of seasons the doctor of the first team and having to his charge the physical state of the players of the first staff. Well, this Friday has finished the links of the Catalan doctor with the FC Barcelona, after a relation that initiated in 1996.

Ricard Pruna has gathered in the last hours with executives of the entity culé and has agreed his desvinculación definite, as it has advanced the program of radio 'Esports Cope' and have confirmed later internal sources of the club. It was the most veteran member of the changing room, that now will become Leo Messi and, of course, the delegate Carles Naval.

Between the reasons of Ricard Pruna to abandon the FC Barcelona is the fact, as it informs 'MD', that the doctor does not agree with several of the last decisions of the managerial board of Josep Maria Bartomeu. This disconformidad would have carried him to close unilaterally his stage in the Barça, and sources of the Camp Nou aim that it has avoided a problem of clear like the sucedido with Setién, the one who has finish reporting to the club.

Ricard Pruna was at the top of the medical services from does almost 25 years, and was the attendant to supervise the physical state of all the players of the first team, in addition to developing other equally important facets. They are many the titles and moments of happiness that has celebrated Pruna like member of the 'staff' Barcelona, although also others of big hardness and pain like the demise of Tito Vilanova and the illness of Abidal.

A goodbye that it could be an until prompt

It was as it was, with the well and the bad in the rucksack of the memories, Ricard Pruna says goodbye to the FC Barcelona. A goodbye that it could be an until prompt in function of who go out chosen in the elections to the presidency culé the next month of March of 2021, and that in no case have to see with his passionate barcelonismo: it will follow encouraging to the Barça in all the parties, although it was not from the bench of the Camp Nou.

The revolution that preached Josep Maria Bartomeu after the disaster of Lisbon is not arriving in what to staff refers , although yes they are producing changes, paradoxically, in other factions of the club. Beginning by the trainer and the big majority of the technical body, renewed with the arrival of Ronald Koeman. And, now, with the course of a doctor of legend.

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