Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes that the contracts he handed to Frenkie de Jong and three other players at back end of his tenure are legal, despite the current board's claims otherwise.
Josep Maria Bartomeu has been accused of lying about the costs of the Camp Nou renovation project.
Barcelona veteran Dani Alves has revealed that he would not have returned to Camp Nou had former president Josep Maria Bartomeu still been in charge. Alves re-signed for Barça in November on a short-term deal until the end of the season and will soon be eligible to make his second debut for the club – once he has shaken off a bout of Covid-19.
Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has confessed that he regrets not kick-starting the club's rebuild after their stunning defeat to Liverpool in the 2018/19 Champions League semi-final. After Lionel Messi dragged Barcelona to a 3-0 win in the first leg, the Catalan side came unstuck in the return fixture...