Joan Laporta in an act of his candidature


Laporta: "It would be a fraud against democracy if there are no elections on 24th"

Published:13/01/2021 - 16:31h

Updated:13/01/2021 - 16:31h

Joan Laporta, candidate for the elections of FC Barcelona and former president of the Barcelona team, presented his economic program and insisted on the importance of the elections not being postponed

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Joan Laporta, ex president and candidate to the next elections of the FC Barcelona, presented this Wednesday his economic program of face to his new project in the Barça. The lawyer and employer was very clear at all times and had time to go back to insist in his posture against to postpone the date of the elections, that in a principle is fixed for 24 January.

The Catalan showed optimistic and confirmed that it trusts that they can celebrate in the day fixed. "I am optimistic and think that will confirm the date of the elections of the Barça. It depends on the Agent and was the Managing the one who fixed it. It will be necessary to do exceptions with the restrictions of mobility. That the partner, with his certificate of responsibility and the carnet of the Barça, show that it goes to vote", said.

The ex maximum mandator culé gave his ways so that the vote can make following all the sanitary protocols against the pandemia. "From here, still they could adopt if they fit more measures. Already it has contemplated do the vote during some days. I think that the community of 40.000 or 45.000 people that go to vote can organise in twelve hours am not adherent to expand it, but could do it. They have fixed ten headquarters. Distance, ventilation, mask...", it aimed.

But Laporta also contemplated the idea that the Government of Catalonia suspend the elections and was very conclusive calling to this "fraud to the democracy". "It would be a fraud to the democracy if there are not elections the day 24. The Generalitat does not have to take part in the elections. The violation of the right of vote in a private entity that has a democratic right. Already they summoned the elections lengthening to the maximum the terms, so I understand that it has to go to vote now", affirmed.

The candidate insisted in that the Barcelona can not follow without a Managerial Board that take decisions and thus it considers that the comicios can not delay. "The Barça needs to take measures because they are urgent. The Barça can not be more time with this misgovernment, needs a managerial Board that assume the leadership. Our spirit is to collaborate", declared.

Laporta Revealed the economic losses of the Barça

In the referred to the economic appearance, Laporta explained that his idea is to do an audit to see the accounts at all more arrive and admitted that the losses this season will be greater of what had projected . "The salient board did a forecast of 791 millions with the forecast that the public went back in December of 2020 and that in February would be the Camp Nou full. It has not fulfilled and we have done our studies. The impact is very big in the commercial part. These elements do reformular the forecast of income 15% less, ones of 650 millions roughly", stood out.

The ex president left clear which are the points of his economic project and went back to urge to the Generalitat to that it keep the date of the elections for the sake of the Barça. "The most important is to guarantee the economic sustainability of the club and, above all else, keep the model of property so that the Barça keep on being of his partners. Therefore it is necessary to apply the economic plan with urgency. It can not demorar more or will be irreversible", finalised.

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