Joan Laporta in an act of his candidature


Laporta confesses before the elections: Koeman, Messi, Eric García...

Published:8/02/2021 - 11:33h

Updated:8/02/2021 - 11:33h

Joan Laporta, candidate for the elections of FC Barcelona and former president of the Barcelona team, spoke at length about his project and made clear what he thinks about Eric García, the future of Leo Messi or the economic situation culé

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Joan Laporta, Toni Freixa and Víctor Font spoke this past Sunday in the program 'Tot Turn', of Catalonia Ràdio. The three candidates to the elections culés pronounced on distinct subjects related with the FC Barcelona, like the future of Leo Messi, the signing of Eric García or the economic situation of the club. In the case of Laporta, left clear why showed so against to incorporate to the central of the Manchester City.

"By economic coherence, by sportive coherence and by coherence with the statutes, this operation could not do by no means. The message that sent to the quarry was that one can leave free and go back paying, and this was a sportive incoherence. They can not load more the costs. If the technical office and the technician wants to, will come. And if the player wants to come to the Barça, has to show it", affirmed the lawyer without doubting it.

Besides, it stood out the very that understood Ronald Koeman that Eric could not arrive to the Barça in this market of winter. "I have not spoken with Koeman. The day of the meeting with the Agent, found me a Koeman flawless to the hour to listen the economic situation of the club and of the possibilities that were seeing . It understood the reasons, understood that Eric García could not come. It was resignado because has a lot of injuries in the staff, but was flawless", commented.

On the other hand, the candidate insisted in that it trusts to retain to Messi, and explained how wants to attain it. "Leo wants to remain in the Barça, wants to expect the proposal of the new president. Has incredible offers that offer him more than what win in the Barça. Therefore we have to be good in our economic proposal, has to can execute, and that the sportive offer convince him. What is sucediendo now with the team is helping him. It is necessary to try that the one of here was the most attractive", indicated.

Also it pronounced on the economic crisis of the Barcelona, that for Laporta is reconducible because it is similar to which found in his first stage in the club. "I want to send a message of tranquility, can revertir. The debt is enormous, the costs are unsustainable. If we fix us in the income, are reduced by the Covid. This situation of losses and debt is the same situation that found me in 2003. But I am optimistic, will attain to do of the Barça a sustainable club economically", aimed.

Laporta Follows without giving names for his project

Finally, the ex president of the group barcelonista did not want to give names of face to his sportive project. The lawyer and employer does not want to presionar to Koeman and to the rest of professionals of the club and will do it to his owed moment. "If I have not said any name, is by respect to the professionals that there is in the club and for no desestabilizar, not to put up the price of players, because would be devaluating what there is in the club. The first that will do will be to speak with all the professionals, will speak with the technical office, on the forecasts of future… Have the contacts and if it is necessary to improve, will improve ", announced.

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