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Bartomeu: "Our rivals are the ones of the Premier League"

Bartomeu: "Our rivals are the ones of the Premier League"

Published:23/02/2016 - 15:20h


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It seems that Josep Maria Bartomeu is of interviews during these last days. The president of the FC Barcelona has ensured, two days after an interview conceded to the "Daily Mail", that the Premier League is definitely the rival maximum of the Barça to sportive and economic level

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In an interview conceded during the last hours to the "BBC", the president Josep Maria Bartomeu has left to glimpse the worry that feels regarding the big economic development and financial of the clubs of the Premier League, that every time are fichando to more players of other leagues and have of the most equalised competition and spectacular of Europe. In this sense, has clear that the big clubs of the Premier League are the big opponents to take into account for the Barça. "From now on, the teams of the Premier League will have an incredible financial situation and are concerned. It is the best competition".

"Has the greater interest of the fans and the greater income. They are doing well the things and treating that the teams keep in equality of conditions. Our rivals are the ones of the Premier League, they are our big opponents", affirms. Luckily, the Barça follows having the best staff of the world. "I know that our footballers are in contact with other clubs, is normal. The majority receive better economic offers, but our players are not in Barcelona by the money, are here by the football and the commitment with his fans. We want to keep our talent home".

Bartomeu has clear that Pep Guardiola cuajará a good paper in the Manchester City. "Pep will do it well in any club, is very good trainer and besides did a fantastic work in the Barcelona. Had very good ideas on football that carried to the Bayern and now to the City. I do not think that it can him reproach at all to the City. As a lot of clubs in the world, they are doing a project to grow. They are not copying, are maturing an idea and Guardiola will do it genial. The Premier League will have the advantage to have to one of the best trainers of the world".

The big signing of this next summer already is in the Barcelona staff, and calls Neymar Jr. "In this moment, are happy because have the best players of the world. Messi is with us, Neymar is a player with a big future and Suárez brings balance between them. Together, this trident is incredible. They enjoy playing and have a big friendship. Suárez is one of the keys of this. We are happy with him, is an incredible player and has surpassed the expectations".

The aim to half term of the entity culé is that the Barça turn into the club with greater income of the world. "It put it it is to achieve billion of euros to the year of income to develop and do to the biggest club. In the next months the Barça has to decide if it yields the rights of the name of the Camp Nou, but this can be controversial. All will vote ".

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