Josep Maria Bartomeu in an act of Barça


Bartomeu will not advance the Barça elections: "I also made some money"

Published:10/03/2020 - 19:03h

Updated:10/03/2020 - 19:03h

Josep Maria Bartomeu, president of the FC Barcelona, did this Tuesday a review to the Barcelona actuality, speaking of the elections, the influence of the players or the anticipation of elections

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Josep Maria Bartomeu, president of the FC Barcelona, has participated in a colloquium of the Forum Main Barcelona, organised by the Circle Ecuestre, in which it has spoken about some subjects of actuality of the Barcelona club. In addition to analysing the delicate situation of the sport by the coronavirus or the possible signing of Neymar in summer, also has commented the difficulties that crosses the club to institutional level.

In concrete, Bartomeu spoke about the criticisms of the barcelonismo to his board and of the pitadas and pañoladas that has to see party after party during the last weeks. "I have been partner and some time did pañoladas. The last that did was when it went Ronaldo of the Barça. Always we have been a democratic club and the people can express as it want to", commented.

The president culé did not go in too much to the cloth when it was asked after the cries of resignation. "I went in in the club in 2003 like director. We begin an era of a lot of successes. These years have won a lot of titles, those that more to world-wide level. There are rivals that prepare and study how play. We are having a transition to play as we want to. This generation competes a lot, and there is another young generation that is arriving. When there is a change generacional, a lot of clubs leave to compete. In the Barça am happy because this no sucede", said.

This yes, left clear that there will be an electoral advance. "They voted us in 2015 and the project continues. We will finish in 2021", it ensured, adding that finish the mandate "is a responsibility that assume. I will not be able to me present, but in the Board already there is a person. Oficiosamente Goes out, but already will present it of official way".

Besides, it insisted in that we are in front of a season of transition. "We want to win all the titles. There are some players that all know that have an age and that all know that they have won all the possible titles. We have to be grateful. This homage will finish because they will arrive the youngsters. In the Barça do short transitions. When it arrives Luis Enrique there is a stage of transition, now with Setién also. It is a Taliban of what likes us to the culés. I am very optimistic. It is truth that sometimes there are whistles, but have to have patience. They are motivated, with a lot of ambition", ensured.

About the change of technician, Bartomeu also explained . "We are a club of trainers, because have a very important weight in our concept of organisation. It did fault a new dynamics. Spoken with the directors think that it was the moment to give an impulse with Setién. Has win to show that this model is valid nowadays. Today there is not anybody that believes a school like the one of the Barça. A lot of clubs have fixed in us", sentenced.

Also it answered about if they command the players, in the club, as it ensures from some sectors. "The players do not command, think. Have his opinion and know well the club. My obligation is to have contact with the players. We do meetings with them and the technicians. Sometimes they are shorter or longer. Have happy to all, is impossible. The club has a direction and goes following this idea. Always we think that it is the most suitable. It is necessary to look to half term, no in the short term", commented.

The controversy with Eder Sarabia

Bartomeu also spoke about the controversy that has surrounded to Eder Sarabia, assistant of Quique Setién, by his forms to the hour to complain during the Classical that the FC Barcelona played in Santiago Bernabéu. "The forms are not those that correspond for a club like the Barça. Deep down I agree with the trainer. But have character is well", recalcó.

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