The economic situation is not as serious as it is described by the club, but it is a situation caused by COVID-19,” Josep Maria Bartomeu has told Diario Sport.
“Barca are not in a state of economic insolvency. They are not broke, not about to stop functioning. This whole situation isn’t due to mismanagement but due to the coronavirus pandemic,” the former Barca president also said.
The new board representatives have recently revealed that the COVID losses are little as compared to other losses caused by Bartomeu’s mismanagement.
Anyway, the former Blaugrana chief doesn’t give up. Bartomeu has just responded to the club’s accusations of his presidency, providing broad comments on each point