IN FRONT OF THE CRISIS BY THE CORONAVIRUS
Sport: Bartomeu will meet again with the four captains
Published:21/03/2020 - 22:13h
Updated:21/03/2020 - 22:15h
The stop of the national and continental competitions is causing an important economic crisis in the clubs. Bartomeu wants to gather with the captains to tackle it
All the European sportive competitions have had to stop because of the grave sanitary crisis that has caused the coronavirus. In the football, the affectation has produced so much in the domestic leagues of each country as in the international competitions like the Champions League or the Europe League. The period of suspension seems that it will lengthen several weeks and, to day of today, there is not date of return.
Of course, the arrest of the competitions has left to the clubs in a tremendously delicate situation in the economic section. Big part of the income of the entities proceed of the television rights and of the sale of entrances, two concepts by which, suddenly, have left to earn. The losses encipher in cientos of millions and, of course, the consequences are grave.
Given the circumstances, the clubs see forced to take important decisions to manage said situation. According to the informations published by the newspaper Sport this same Saturday, Josep Maria Bartomeu, president of the FC Barcelona, plans to keep a meeting with the four captains -Leo Messi, Sergi Busquets, Gerard Hammered and Sergi Roberto- to tackle the situation.
Todabía Does not know if the maximum mandator of the FC Barcelona would tackle said conversations privately with each one of them telephonically or once surpass the phase of confinement and the players go back to the trainings. The case is that sand would ask them the gesture to adjust his wages in accordance with the current situation, that does not allow to cover a so wide cost like which there is in the club with all the wages.
The media quoted previously ensures that "this gesture will ask them to all the professional sportsmen of the FC Barcelona, of all the sections, but obviously those who more money win are those that more example have to give. The Barcelona social mass, besides, would see to a committed staff and sensitised with the reality".
There was Together in the Barça
The Managerial Board of the Barcelona entity also gathered this Friday telemáticamente in ordinary session to treat the affectations that the crisis of the coronavirus is causing in his regular activity. Later, it issued an official communiqué explaining the points of this meeting to distance and evaluating the situation of the current crisis.