Josep Maria Bartomeu, before giving a press conference with the FC Barcelona

EX-PRESIDENT And HIS DIRECTORS

It knows to who detained the Mossos beside Bartomeu

Published:1/03/2021 - 17:22h

Updated:1/03/2021 - 17:22h

Josep María Bartomeu has been detained this Monday by the Mossos d'Esquadra, beside three of the members of the managerial board that the ex-president comandó

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The "Barçagate" seems to have exploded definitively, afterwards to be revealed by the Chain BE does several months and investigated by the Mossos d'Esquadra. This has ended in that Josep María Bartomeu, ex-president of the FC Barcelona, have been detained this Monday, beside three of his nearer men while it was the maximum mandator of the picture culé.

Regarding the profiles of the arrested persons by the Mossos, the first and more important is the one of the same Bartomeu, the one who went president of the Barcelona between 2014 and 2020. After suplir to Sandro Rosell and be ratified with more than 50% of the votes of the partners in the year 2015, his mandate was losing the popular support because of his controversial decisions, unsustainable management and situations extradeportivas, such as the same Barçagate, fact that has propiciado his arrest.

On the other hand, it has to Jaume Masferrer, the one who went the adviser of Bartomeu and director of the Area of Presidency during the mandate of the ex-president. It has related him with being the one who commissioned to hire to the company I3 Ventures, which would have been the attendant to make the management to carry out the Barçagate.

Also it has been detained Òscar Grau, the one who funge like CEO of the Barcelona from September of the 2016. The same was player of handball for the picture culé between 1984 and 1995 and his stood out performance propició that withdrew the dorsal "2" in his honour. Like director, Grau was important in the closing of signings of players like Dembélé, Coutinho or Of Jong, but his trayectoría sportive and his internal management of the club have seen marked by his involucramiento in the Barçagate.

The chamber and last arrested person by the Mossos d'Esquadra has been Román Gómez Ponti, responsible of the juridical services of the Barcelona and still in his charge in the club, to the equal that Grau. His association with the Barçagate arose due to the fact that it was the attendant to explain the version of the Catalan entity on said fact, after the information revealed by the Chain BE, using a tone that denoted enough anger.

The arrested persons, waiting for the facts

The four arrested persons by the Mossos d'Esqueadra, like direct consequence of the Barçagate, are still waiting for seeing what offers them the judicial future. In principle, they will happen this Tuesday to disposal of the justice, as it has informed the newspaper Sport and, later, dedicidirá what have to suceder with them.

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