The president of FC Barcelona, Joan Laporta, has hinted that elections for president of the Catalan club could be the end of the season, even on a day without football, and would consult this idea to the executive body, including technical, Josep Guardiola.
A round with the date
Laporta has attended this evening at sunset over the candidacy of Alfons Godall, senior vice president of the club, who says he presented his candidacy for election to the presidency Barca. For President Barca, the club will decide the election date “when you consider the best interests of Barca.
“At the end of the season?
“In principle there is no provision that is on the agenda of Vic, unless there is a board member who wishes to put this matter. But it would be hasty. I did not say that would be a game day. I said it would the day when we thought that there was maximum participation, “he argued. “What would that be normal game day, but do not want to unsettle the squad. Here we have to evaluate all the constraints. Perhaps the best solution is to end the season. We would do a series of actions to encourage participation,” he added.
About what situation would definitely be taken to specify the date, Barca president has not wanted to dwell too much, but has indicated that you wish to consult with the executive team of the entity. “I would like all sections of the club, I mean the corporate general direction, to the board and the coaching staff, as well as the technical secretariat, known then and that they believe is right for that is not detrimental the interests and functioning of the club, and their areas of responsibility, “Laporta justified.
Bojan Krkic had to leave for the umpteenth time to strengthen their commitment to the Barcelona. The young Spanish striker said he wants to succeed in the Catalan side, even when such potential is not yet in the first team.
“I do not know that I will do next week. In football goes around and I am very happy at Barcelona. Just keep working and I am concerned here to prove that I can follow,” explained the end-to-Wave FM.
Bojan was related to the English club Arsenal in recent weeks, which had also been a huge challenge to work with Arsene Wenger.
“It’sa great recognition, but Barcelona is the club has given me everything and I’m happy here. It is true that you learn by playing, but in Barcelona you can also learn a lot by playing minimally,” he added.
Josep Guardiola appeared before the microphones for the first time since the confirmation of a contract extension with Barcelona. Thus, the FC Barcelona coach said that delaying the final decision was due to never tense relationship with President Joan Laporta and even flowers filled the top manager of the club.
“Laporta let me do everything. I do not remember a president with whom no unanimity, but it is a pleasure to work alongside. Barcelona gave me more to me than I them, and part of them is the current chair,Pep stated in the press conference.
In addition, the technician also settled the whole issue of the renewal of his contract with the confirmation that will be another year at the club, despite the lack of signature.
“Next year will be the Barcelona coach, but will not sign until the new president.”
“With Laporta are not close friends, but our relationship is excellent. We are not at all agree, obviously. But it was he who gave me the opportunity to be here.”
Ibrahimovic: “I strongly disagree with what is said. Play much better than he thinks and moves much better than you think.
Real Madrid. “All we did what we have to win again. If the mother took us five points of difference, would be the champions. The sound is bigger there, but maybe I’m wrong. So tranquilito and continue working.
Like Real Madrid, FC Barcelona will devote funds and efforts to help earthquake victims in Haiti.
The Catalan club disbursed 250,000 euros to be invested in economic and financial support to the NGO Doctors Without Borders and the reconstruction of a school.
The corporate general manager of the club, Joan Oliver,said it will open channels for all partners in the Barcelona may collaborate with the victims, including its website.
“I want to do any act to be good. We want to do things that are effective in the medium term,” said Oliver.
The club is expected to assist in two directions. On one hand, seeks to give economic and financial support to Doctors Without Borders to ensure the post-emergency health care. On the other, wants to rebuild a school.
This announcement adds to the player Thierry Henry,who announced he will donate € 56,000.
FC Barcelona trained on the beach next to their hotel on Thursday as they looked ahead to the final of the FIFA Club World Cup with only Lionel Messi, Gerard Piqué and Seydou Keita not present.
Coach Pep Guardiola put the players started the game against Atlante the evening before through a gentle warm-down routine.
Iniesta was the only player who started the match in midweek unable to train as he picked up a knock, Messi and Piqué, both of whom came off the bench, as well as Keita did not participate. Bojan Krkic joined the rest of the squad in the Army Stadium to train.
Grass and sand
There was a stark contrast in one of the images of the day as the players trained on a small pitch next to the beach and the green grass stood out next to the huge swathe of white sand beyond.
There was a good atmosphere among the 13 players as the focus remained on winning the club’s sixth major trophy of the calendar year. The only downside is the news that Iniesta’s injury looks set to rule him out of the final.Fun and games
When training due to a close not all the players were keen to leave and Messi and Dani Alves stayed behind to play some volleyball with their feet which then saw them joined by Pedro and Sergio Busquets.
Messi then started a game of penalties with Piqué as one stood on the sand and the other was in the pool. The sharp-shooting showed that the Argentinian’s injury is almost gone.