The principle candidates to interchange Josep María Bartomeu are heating up the marketing campaign lower than a month earlier than the elections.
Lower than a month earlier than the elections through which the Barcelona members will elect the longer term president of the membership, who will exchange Josep María Bartomeu, the candidates are elevating the temperature of the exchanges and, above all, multiplying the guarantees and components of seduction for voters. Alongside these strains, something goes, from the attraction to the glories of the establishment to bartering a agency for a pizza.
Jordi Farré started this Wednesday the gathering of the two,257 signatures essential to register his candidacy for the elections that can happen on Sunday, January 24 (the deadline expires on January 11). And its launch was marked by a follow that multiple might think about shoppers: it provided pizza to those that endorsed its utility.
“Jordi Farré’s candidacy desires to reward the members of the perfect membership on the planet with the perfect pizza on the planet, the one ready by Fabián Martín, winner of the World Biggest Gourmand Pizza in New York,” Nou Impuls FCB, the platform, highlighted in a press release. that promotes the candidacy of the 45-year-old businessman.
For the following three days, Farré will proceed on the headquarters of his candidacy, within the central Barcelona neighborhood of Les Corts, with this and different actions that can embrace exhibitions of freestyle soccer and the supply of vouchers to get tattoos to the companions who assist him.
When making his first selections in case of being elected, Farré assured the continuity of Lionel Messi on the membership. “I dare to say that if I’m president, the following day Messi will renew,” he stated. As if that weren’t sufficient, he revealed that he’ll search Neymar to return to the establishment.
With much less extravagant actions but additionally with sturdy definitions, Víctor Font, one other candidate for the presidency, offered this Wednesday the bases of his sports activities challenge for Barça, which might have two males with historical past within the establishment: Xavi Hernández and Jordi Cruyff .
If Font wins the elections, Xavi Hernández can be, in precept, the overall supervisor of Soccer. Nonetheless, the candidate acknowledged that if Ronald Koeman doesn’t proceed on the bench after this season, his place could be taken by the previous footballer who wore the membership’s shirt for 17 years and who this Wednesday stated goodbye to Qatari Al-Sadd, whom he directed from Could 2019.
In the meantime, Jordi Cruyff, Johan’s son and former Blaugrana footballer, could be the sports activities director and, as such, “liable for marking all of the coaches and all of the gamers, the important thing individual on the difficulty of signings,” as defined Juli López , who would occupy the brand new place of Normal Director of Sports activities if Font succeeds.
In the identical vein, one other candidate for the presidency, businessman Emili Rousaud introduced on Wednesday that if he wins, he’ll appoint Josep Maria Minguella as sports activities vice chairman and can attempt to add Bulgarian Hristo Stoichkov and Carles Rexach to the membership’s construction.
Minguella has an extended historical past linked to Barcelona: he was a technical assistant, advisor through the presidency of Joan Gaspart and, as a footballer agent, he participated within the arrival on the membership of Diego Maradona, Romario and Rivaldo, amongst others. In 2000, he participated within the assembly through which the arrival of Lionel Messi was agreed. He was additionally a presidential candidate, with little success, in 2003 and 2010.
Certainly one of its capabilities could be to nominate the longer term sports activities director. For that place, he assured that he had three names on file, though he refused to disclose them as a result of that they had a present contract with different establishments. “Our sports activities director can be an skilled one who will not be in China like Jordi Cruyff or Qatar like Xavi,” he shot.
With regard to the way forward for Messi, Minguella was “hopeful” that he’ll keep. “He’s delighted right here, however he desires to win titles. If we win, we are going to suggest a successful challenge ”, he stated. And, as for attainable reinforcements, he talked about the French Kylian Mbappé and the Norwegian Erling Haaland.