AFTER A MEETING WITH THE CANDIDATES
The presidential elections of the FC Barcelona would be on 7 March
Published:15/01/2021 - 21:53h
Updated:16/01/2021 - 09:00h
Carles Tusquets gathered with the three applicants to the presidency of the Barça and would have signalled on 7 March like possible date for the comicios
The FC Barcelona finally will not have a new president to finals of January. The club, after a meeting with the Procicat, determined that they were not given the sanitary conditions to invite to the partners blaugrana to the votes, in the middle of the pandemia of the coronavirus. Thus, the leaders of the club have gathered this afternoon with the three presidential candidates and have signalled on 7 March like the possible new date of the votes.
The president of the Managing Commission of the Barça, Carles Tusquets, quoted to Joan Laporta, Víctor Font and Toni Freixa to a meeting to treat several subjects, after having postponed definitively the elections for 24 January. The candidates, especially Laporta, had showed annoyance by the suspension, alleging that it would be a big problem for the club, considering the need that have the culés to go out to the market to reinforce the staff.
On the table had several points, in addition to the date. One of the most important has been the juridical security of the club, that could put in danger for lengthening the day of the elections, what supposes to exceed the term of three months in which the Managing Commission can carry the reins of the club. Also it has argued the vote by post, as it asked it Tusquets to the Government of Catalonia.
Finally, maybe the most important subject has been the signings for the FC Barcelona during the window of transfer of winter. It is not a secret that the culés need to reinforce his staff and that the arrival of Eric García to the Camp Nou was a priority. However, after the meeting has determined that there is not money for fichar, not even to the central of the Manchester City, and that it will be necessary to expect to the summer to reinforce the team directed by Ronald Koeman.
Elections in March
The Barça does not have oficializado the new date of the elections, that in principle thought that they went to be postponed until finals of May. After the meeting with Laporta, Font and Freixa, has marked the Sunday 7 March like the most likely date so that the partners choose to the new president of the FC Barcelona.
In fact, after going out of the meeting, Víctor Font said that "we are working so that it was in the first week of March. I am satisfied by the cordialidad in the summit. It has guaranteeed what defended, some elections with the maximum participation. The two priorities in which it is necessary to work is to expand the points of vote and the vote by post", aimed.