Joan Laporta still believes in the future of a European Super League. In the interview with the TV channel TV3, the Barca President announces that the plans continue to drive further. The 59-year-old also expressed himself to the championship race in Spain.
"We promote the project with Florentino Perez (President of Real Madrid, Note d. Red.) With whom I talk a lot," said the President of the FC Barcelona. The criticism of many fans on the Super League plans can not understand Laporta.
He wanted to save the "European football," he said - at the same time practiced criticism of Manchester City and Paris-Saint Germain. "We can not allow European football in the hands of states that are not belonging to the European Union. It is clear that City and PSG have a money maker, and we fight," said Laporta.
Not only the Catalans, Real Madrid and Juventus Turin are supporters of the project, revealed the Barca boss. Further clubs were behind the plans, but did not (yet) wanted to speak publicly.
In addition, the 59-year-old talked about the season final spurt. The Spanish championship, in which the Catalans currently (with two games less) stand behind 15 points behind leader Real Madrid, Laporta does not want to write off: "I am convinced that we can win you. More, we will win you. In The last half of the season we have become very strong. With a team working on full speed. With a coach, which has clear ideas and brings us to play our authentic football. We have realized our essence. "
Members vote to: Barca deal with spotify perfect
The million density deal between the highly neglected Spanish top club and Spotify is meanwhile under the roof and subject. With an online vote, the members blessed the sponsorship agreement with the audio streaming service on Sunday with a large majority. Like the Catalans, 625 members agreed and only 49 against it. There were also 27 abstentions.
Barcelona and Spotify had reached an agreement in mid-March. Nothing was known about contract content, according to Spanish media, the Europa League opponent of Eintracht Frankfurt, however, collects a total of 435 million euros by 2034.
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President Joan Laporta said "by one of the best contracts in the history of the club". The stadium is now renamed in Spotify Camp Nou. Barca has accumulated a debt mountain of 1.35 billion euros.