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Pep Guardiola defends Barça's innocence in the 'Negreira case'

Published:1/10/2023 - 09:50h

Updated:1/10/2023 - 09:50h

Pep Guardiola was consulted about FC Barcelona's accusation of bribery in the investigation of the 'Negreira case'. For the Catalan coach, his Barça won all its titles by being superior to its rivals, not by referee help

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The investigation of the 'case Negreira' gave a new twist this week after the imputación of the FC Barcelona by cohecho after the payments made to the exvicepresidente of the Referee's Technical Committee (CTA) during 17 years. The advance of the investigation has generated diverse opinions in the world of the football and, as it was to expect , Pep Guardiola was consulted in this regard by the English press and his answer did not defraud to the parcialidad culé.

In the previous of the party in front of the Wolverhampton, the trainer of the Manchester City defended to the Barça of the indictments by possible referee's helps and alter of parties. "With the Barcelona, win because we were better that our rivals; when you are not it, you lose", it said the one of Sampedor. In this sense, compared the indictments to the Barça with the investigation that the Premier League made to the group 'sky blue' for breaking the rules of finance during nine seasons.

Pep, trusted that the Barça will be able to defend

"It is what us sucedió to us when all the world accused us to having done something bad. It is necessary to leave that the judicial process continue on its course", recommended Pep. This year, the City received until 115 indictments of financial irregularities by part of the Premier League, but up to now the justice has not found proofs that deserve a sanction to the club.

"I have not seen neither read a lot because I am out of this, but I have not seen to the Barça paying to the referees to take out profit. Therefore I prefer to expect before expressing an opinion, because now the Barcelona has to defend , will do it and already will see", added Guardiola. To the equal that the City, the Barça follows receiving imputaciones and indictments, but the directive that heads Joan Laporta trusts that there will be sanctions against the club.

"The only that I can say is that I am convinced, because I was there, that what the Barça won was because it was better that his rivals. Now the judges will determine what really sucedió", puntualizó the trainer 'cityzen'. For Pep, the day of the Saturday finished being bitter after the fall of his team in front of the Wolverhampton (2-1), being the second consecutive defeat in a week in which they also were deleted of the Glass of the English League.

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