Quique Setién, Josep Maria Bartomeu and Éric Abidal in a press conference of the Barça


All at once: FC Barcelona closes the internal conflict

Published:7/02/2020 - 22:00h

Updated:8/02/2020 - 09:38h

The crossing of statements between Leo Messi and Éric Abidal aroused an internal conflict at FC Barcelona that Guillermo Amor ended

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The FC Barcelona has lived a black week, so much to sportive level as to internal level. Especially, this dinamitó with some explosive statements that Éric Abidal, technical secretary culé, made in an interview for the newspaper Sport in which it signalled to the players of have not worked the sufficient when Ernesto Valverde was the technician, something that repercutió in his cessation.

Leo Messi, Barcelona captain, went out in self-defense and of his mates retando to the French to give names and remembering him that can not throw the faults to others of the decisions of the technical office. The earthquake mediático was big and forced to Josep Maria Bartomeu, president of the FC Barcelona, to organise a meeting with the presence of the Argentinian and of Abidal to calm the situation.

This Thursday, arrived the second 'tortazo' culé for 'round' the week: the elimination in quarter-finals of the Glass of the King to hands of the Athletic Club of Bilbao in Saint Mamés with a goal of Iñaki Williams in the last minute. To calm the waters, Guillermo Love, director of Institutional Relations of the FC Barcelona, wanted to clear after the party that the tensions between Éric Abidal and Leo Messi remained solved.

"Already it remained clear yesterday after the president Bartomeu spoke with Éric and Messi that all has remained solved to internal level", ensured Love, that remembered that "in the good moments, and especially in the bad, the strength of the entity is to be all joined. The club is the most important and is above any one of us".

The director of Institutional Relations of the FC Barcelona wanted to congratulate to the Athletic Club, although it considers that the culés were really the merecedores to happen the eliminatory. "The team deserved to win, have played better, but it is necessary to congratulate to the rival and go out forward", said, in reference to the challenges that the team of Setién has still in LaLiga Santander and in the Champions League.

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It is true that the FC Barcelona has not succeeded neither in the Supercopa of Spain, of which was deleted by the Athletic of Madrid in semifinals, neither in the Glass of Rey, arriving only to quarter-finals. However, to the Barcelona still remains them the championship suspender belt, being to only three points of the leadership, and the Champions League, in which they will have to confront to the Naples in eighth.

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