Rosell defends the legality in the signing of neymar

Rosell defends the legality in the signing of Neymar

Rosell defends the legality in the signing of Neymar

Published:22/07/2014 - 17:55h

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Sandro Rosell has declared in the National High Court. Rosell has defended the signing of Neymar and has ensured that he limited to sign the agreements of the juridical services of the club. The ex of the Barça is accused of fiscal fraud and of undue appropriation

Sandro Rosell has declared this morning in front of the judge Pablo Ruz in the National High Court. Rosell has arrived punctual to the headquarters of the Audience. To the nine and average has gone in in the building without wanting to do statements. The ex president of the FC Barcelona appears like imputed by presumptive irregularities in the signing of Neymar. It accuses him of fiscal fraud and of undue appropriation.

Rosell has left of the National High Court after declaring during almost three hours and without answering questions of the press. The ex president has defended in front of the judge Pablo Ruz the legality of the agreements that served for fichar to the Brazilian forward Neymar; a contracting by which, as it said, the club paid 57,1 million euros. As TV3, Sandro Rosell has explained to the judge that he limited to sign the agreements that did him arrive the juridical services of the club and that, as it ensured, were very elaborated. Also it has sustained that, such as it said at the beginning, the traspaso of Neymar cost 57,1 million euros: 17,1 millions for the Saints by the federative rights and 40.000.000 for the company N & N, property of the father of the player.

The statement of Sandro Rosell has done that it will postpone the one of the general director Antoni Rossich. Ruz Has quoted to the Barcelona entity by a supposed fiscal fraud by value of 9,1 million euros also in the signing of the Brazilian player. The agreement of Neymar signed in Barcelona on 3 June 2013 between the player and his father, by a part, and Rosell and the current president of the club, Josep Maria Bartomeu, by another. It did not go in in force until 29 July 2013 and by a term of five years. Later, the judge quoted to declare to the witnesses of today, after receiving a report of the Agency Tributaria that confirmed that the Barcelona would have committed a fiscal fraud when defrauding to Inland revenue some 9,1 million euros.

The demand can salpicar also the current president, Josep Maria Bartomeu. First, it will be necessary that the judge listen to Sandro Rosell and to the club. And anyway, afterwards it will decide if it imputes to Bartomeu and Javier Faus, the economic vice-president, that also signed the agreement with Neymar. Bartomeu has wanted to remove transcendence to this fact, and in reiterated public appearances already has said that it does not think to resign if it confirmed .

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