Joan Laporta, president of FC Barcelona


Laporta gives a review of Barça news: Messi, Ansu, Busquets, Balde...

Published:9/02/2023 - 14:15h

Updated:9/02/2023 - 18:40h

The president of Barça, Joan Laporta, has offered a few words to the press about the current situation of the club with its footballers and the latest statements from Leo Messi's entourage

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Joan Laporta, president of the FC Barcelona, has appeared in front of the media in press conference to speak about the actuality of the club. In her it pronounced on the controversy of Matías Messi, brother of Leo Messi, and also of the present and future of several members of the first team.

It began standing out his point of view on the video of the brother of Messi. "It is obvious that Messi is heritage of the Barça and are very proud to have it had. You do not do me speak of Messi, pertanece to the PSG and do not want to speak of players that are in another club. By the of the brother remove him importance because it already has asked pardon. My feeling is of maximum understanding. It was very sad all how finish, but would not give him more importance. The logical is that it has apologised and appreciates ", aimed.

On the other hand, Mateu Alemany did act of presence and commented about possible sales during the market of summer owing to the Fair Play. "It is not necessary. The thing is that the market opens opportunities. We are not forced to do it because have other options. We have gone us surpassing and will follow struggling. Had a mass salarial of 655 millions. We have done exits of players with which did not explain and have gone down it, but the Barça needs a competitive team. If we arrive to the 400 - 480 million mass salarial would be 60% of income, that would be reasonable figures. We have to convince to LaLiga so that it recess this limit", sentenced the executive.

The renewals of the staff

Near to finalise, took advantage of to clear the situation of Alejandro Balde and Sergio Busquets. "All Is working . From the sportive direction is scheduling with the players of present and future. Always conditioned by the limit salarial. We can not say that the renewal of Balde is done, but is worked and agreed practically. Balde Shows interest in being still in the Barça and his agent also. With 'Busi' have not spoken of this subject. Any of the parts considers that it was the moment. It is the captain and the one who comanda the team in the changing room. It gathers it everything. We seat us before Navidad because he had proposed of the MLS. We know that he has not hid that it would like him have an American experience, familiar. He could have gone in winter to the MLS, but wants to finish this season. When he consider, will speak", ensured the mandator.

Finally, it spoke of the future of Ansu Fati and of his possible sale. "The representative of Ansu has been these days in Barcelona and has done us know that has clubs interested, but Ansu is player of the Barça. We do not have any news that the player want to go. It is a dear person and a player with which have big hopes. It has generated a lot of expectations and do not have will to sell to the player in these moments. The future can not it predict and everything depends on that it was useful for the club and for Xavi. I want to that the players are the time that have signed, but we will do what suit to the club", concluded.

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