Barcelona club president receives a great shock ... a decisive meeting to determine his fate
The Spanish newspaper "AS" confirmed today that the fate of Barcelona's President Joseph Bartomeu is at stake, and that his future with the club will be officially determined in a decisive meeting of Barcelona's board of directors.
The newspaper said that the club officially confirmed the validity of the 16521 signatures of members of the club, who are demanding a general vote to withdraw confidence from President Bartomeu, and thus announce directly new elections without waiting for the next year.
Initially, the matter revealed, the presidential candidate and one of the most active members of the campaign calling for the dismissal of Bartomeu Jordi Vary.
Barcelona's internal law stipulates that a valid signature is required from more than 16,000 members of the club at least in order to initiate the procedures for withdrawing confidence from the president, by calling a general meeting, within a period not exceeding 3 months, and that the vote is made by two-thirds of the members At least of the 150,000, or about 66.5%.
If the majority of votes were cast against Bartomeu, he would be dismissed immediately, and a new general election would be announced.
"S" suggested that the upcoming meeting will be on the 26th of this month, a day after the El Clasico meeting between Barcelona and Real Madrid in the Spanish League.
The newspaper does not rule out that the president intends to submit his resignation before this meeting to preserve his dignity and get out of the wide door.
And in the event that he decides to take up the challenge, he will have to convince the largest number of members of the viability of his continuation in his position, and this matter will be very difficult for him, especially in light of the great problems that the club went through under his presidency, including the crisis of the team star Messi's desire to leave the club and then have to stay, As well as the accusation of Bartomeu in the case of financial corruption, and the disastrous results of the team, the last of which was the 8-2 loss of Bayern Munich in the European Champions, as well as failed deals that cost the club's treasury a lot, in addition to the rise in Barcelona's debt to large numbers in the recent period, although part of it is linked to the impact of the pandemic Corona Virus.
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