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newsfootball5 days ago

We had to protect Barcelona and its institution from any harm, proclaims Carlos Ibanez

I3 Ventures owner Carlos Ibanez has revealed that the cyber attacks against former Barcelona legends like Pep Guardiola and Joan Laporta was done in order to protect the club’s image. The La Liga giants remain in a major controversy that has stretched all the way from Josep Maria Bartomeu’s reign.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Doesn’t interest or annoy me to hear names being linked with Barcelona, admits Ronald Koeman

Ronald Koeman has confessed that despite rumours linking Xavi and even Pep Guardiola to the Barcelona job, it hasn’t affected him with his focus solely on helping the team thrive. The La Liga giants are in the process of appointing a new president and have been linked with new managerial choices.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Reports | Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu arrested over Barca-gate controversy

ESPN and Goal have reported that after raids on Barcelona’s offices have seen four former members of club’s board including former president Josep Maria Bartomeu arrested. The report has revealed that this comes after fresh investigations into Barca-gate despite the case being a year old.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Barcelona will have most competitive squad for next season, admits Toni Frexia

Barcelona presidential candidate Toni Frexia has revealed that if he is elected, then the La Liga giants will have the money to build the competitive squad the club deserves. The La Liga giants are without a president after Josep Maria Bartomeu resigned with the elections suspended over COVID-19.
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newsfootball7 months ago

Football needs new formulas to make it stronger and must face new times, asserts Florentino Perez

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has admitted that the football world needs a boost and then backed a reform of the European football calendar with new formulas to make it better. This is in lieu of a European Super League which has been mooted as a replacement for the Champions League.
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newsfootball9 months ago

My time as a Barcelona manager is over and I’m happy at Manchester City, proclaims Pep Guardiola

In light of the rumours linking him with a move to Barcelona, Pep Guardiola has admitted that his time to manage the club is over with him happy in charge of Manchester City. The former Bayern Munich boss’ spell at the Camp Nou is considered to be one of the greatest in modern football history.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Reports | Lionel Messi to stay at Barcelona after Josep Maria Bartomeu’s resignation

According to the Times, Barcelona captain Lionel Messi is likely to stay at the club for the foreseeable future after president Josep Maria Bartomeu resigned from his post. The Argentine has been reportedly unhappy with the way Bartomeu has run the club and was thus looking to leave this summer.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Barcelona have approved requirements to participate in European Super League, proclaims Josep Maria Bartomeu

In his final speech as Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu has announced that the La Liga giants have accepted a proposal to participate in a European Super League. This comes after Sky Sports reported that a FIFA backed European Premier League is looking to replace the Champions League.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Reports | Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu and board resigns

According to ESPN, Josep Maria Bartomeu has resigned as the president of Barcelona earlier tonight with him not wanting to face a fans’ vote of no-confidence. Bartomeu has come under immense criticism in recent months with many unhappy at the way he has run the club over the last few years.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Never forced Lionel Messi’s transfer but I defended Barcelona from a rival, admits Josep Maria Bartomeu

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has revealed that he stopped Lionel Messi from leaving the club for a rival and that he was willing to accept the consequences of doing that. The Argentine was looking to leave this summer but he opted to see out the final year of his contract instead.
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