Josep Maria Bartomeu in an act with the Barcelona


Bartomeu gives the face and confirms that the Barça already negotiates with the Athletic by Griezmann

Published:6/07/2019 - 00:25h

Updated:6/07/2019 - 00:24h

Josep Maria Bartomeu gave the face in a press conference that summoned before the presentation of Frenkie of Jong. The Barcelona president desveló, between other things, that the Barça and the Athletic already have begun to negotiate by Antoine Griezmann

Tickets for FC Barcelona matches

Josep Maria Bartomeu decided to summon a press conference this same Friday before the official presentation of Frenkie of Jong like new player of the FC Barcelona. The president barcelonista spoke of a lot of subjects, but of the most stood out that said was definitely that the Barça already negotiates with the Athletic of Madrid by Antoine Griezmann.

"Now I go to desvelar a secret. Yesterday there was a meeting in Madrid between Òscar Grau and the adviser delegated of the Athletic, Miguel Ángel Gil Marín, to start with to speak of this subject of Griezmann", explained the maximum mandator of the group barcelonista. This information hints that the arrival of the Frenchman to the Camp Nou could be already question of days.

Another of the subjects of which spoke Bartomeu was of Matthijs of Ligt. The central Dutch, that said that it was practically of the Barça does some months, could be already very near of the Juventus. The president culé ensured that he knows from does time where will play, but that will not say it until they do not announce it they. "It does time that said that it knew where would finish Of Ligt. I can not say it because first they have to it say they", commented.

The press conference summoned to give explanations after the resignation of the already ex vice-president, Jordi Mestre. The maximum Barcelona mandator confirmed that it will exert also these works from this time on. "It does two two days were to eat with Jordi Mestre and explained me that, by several reasons, one of them, by discrepancies with the sportive area of the directive, said me that it wanted to leave it. I did not ask him that it followed, I understood his decision, is not easy. I will assume this charge, the same that did almost two years when it resigned Susana Monk with the economic vice-president and when it did it Manel Brook", affirmed.

Also it commented that, in spite of the wear that supposes a charge like east, has win to follow and sees strong and ilusionado to continue until 2021, that is when it finish his candidature. "It is usual that in a club there is high and low. We are managerial, with charge honorífico, treats to do it with win and with illusions. We will go out stronger, are charges that wear out. From 2010 there have been a lot of changes, but have many win and a lot of illusion and project", aimed.

Valdés could return to the Barça

Bartomeu ensured that it has spoken with Víctor Valdés and that the ex goalkeeper of the FC Barcelona could return to which went his house after several years went. "I spoke with Valdés does some days, said me, presi, do not think that is time to to go back home? I said him that yes, and in some days will do him arrive a proposal", finalised.

Next match of FC Barcelona

La Liga | Jornada 21
FC Barcelona

Valencia - FC Barcelona

Saturday, 25 of January of 2020 16:00h
Estadio de Mestalla
Buy tickets
Calendar FC Barcelona
Today highlights

Most read