Carles Puyol, in a file image


OFFICIAL: Puyol rejects Barça's offer to be a sports director

Published:25/09/2019 - 21:32h

Updated:25/09/2019 - 21:32h

FC Barcelona offered Carles Puyol the possibility of becoming its sports director, but finally the former captain culé rejected the club's proposal

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Already it does months that the FC Barcelona announced that it left to have Pep Safe like mánager of the area of football. Since, the place is vacancy and the club decided to offer him to Carles Puyol, mythical ex player and ex Barcelona captain, the possibility to occupy his role. "Ojalá Arrive to a good agreement because has very clear the subject of the football, the organisational field. It has been it was working and preparing more", commented Josep Maria Bartomeu.

This Wednesday, through his official profiles in the social networks, Carles Puyol has announced that his final decision has been the one to decline the proposal of the FC Barcelona, since at present it is centred in other personal projects that would hamper his tasks. In spite of this, has showed appreciated with the Catalan entity for having trusted he to develop the charge.

"In the last weeks have published distinct news on my possible incorporation to the FC Barcelona like Sportive Director. It is thus that seat me in the obligation to communicate to all the family culé that, after sopesarlo a lot, have decided not accepting the offer of the Club", explained Puyol, in the beginning of his communiqué.

The mythical ex captain wanted to give the thanks to the club by the confidence. "It has not been an easy decision, since I always have said that it would like me go back to which consider my house, but diverse personal projects in which I find me immersed would prevent me in these moments loan him the full-time that the charge deserves. It would want to appreciate to the club the confidence deposited in me when offering me this position of so much responsibility", escibió.

Therefore, it will be necessary to expect to see again to Puyol in the club. It is necessary to take into account that it already developed a charge inside the FC Barcelona and was not him too well. The ex captain was the attach of Andoni Zubizarreta when east was sportive director. However, the Basque was ceased and the ex defence decided that it neither would be still in the technical office.

Puyol, a dilated path like player

Carles Puyol was in the first team during 15 seasons and lived them of all colours. From an initial period of drought of titles and grave financial crisis with Joan Gaspart in the presidency to a golden age in which the club culé won all the possible titles with Frank Rijkaard or Pep Guardiola​ in the bench. Besides, it went the big captain of the team during a lot of seasons and, sooner or later, expects that it go back to the entity.

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