Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu, whose tenure has been undermined by tense relations with avid avid avid avid gamers this season, should reform the membership’s administration on account of he distrusts constructive administrators, in accordance with vice-president Emili Rousaud.
“Bartomeu usually normally often called me and instructed me he wished to fluctuate the administration on account of he was suspicious of among the many many many many many many many many administrators, me included,” Rousaud, who had been tipped to succeed Bartomeu as president, instructed Cadena Ser radio on Wednesday.
“He instructed me parts had been leaked to the press that upset the avid avid avid avid gamers and he thought I had been wished of how the board had dealt with it.”
The connection between Barca’s avid avid avid avid gamers and board has been strained for fairly only some months, with Lionel Messi’s public criticism of technical secretary Eric Abidal in February merely one amongst pretty just some off-field controversies.
Messi took one completely utterly completely totally totally completely completely different swipe on the Barca board remaining week, when confirming the squad would take a 70 % pay scale back by way of the coronavirus disaster.
The Argentine accused Bartomeu of undermining the avid avid avid avid gamers all by way of latest negotiations.
“It not at all ceases to amaze us that from all by way of the membership there have been individuals who tried to place us beneath the magnifying glass and tried so as in order so as in order so as in order so as in order so as to add stress to do one draw back that we recurrently knew we might do,” Messi wrote on social media.
Messi’s message was shortly posted on the pages of nearly all of his Barcelona teammates.
The controversy additional elevated the stress on Bartomeu and the Barcelona board forward of presidential elections due subsequent yr.
Nonetheless, Bartomeu is simply not going to be eligible to run for re-election in 2021 having served two phrases.
In response to Catalan day-to-day Sport, along with Rousaud, Bartomeu may very effectively be attempting to commerce membership treasurer Enrique Tombas, reserve workforce director and spokesperson Silvio Elias and Josep Pont, who oversees enterprise operations.