Image source: Screenshot of Barcelona's official website.
Chinanews Client, December 1st. On November 30, local time, La Liga giants Barcelona announced that the election of the club's chairman will be held on January 24, 2021.
It is reported that Barcelona regards December 14 as the beginning of the entire election process. On that day, the management committee will pass the election proposal, and the official election publication will be released on December 16. The signature collection activity will be from December 23, 2020 to January 2021 Between November 11.
Election signature collection locations are: Barcelona, Tarragona, Dordoza, Lleida, Girona, Andorra. The cities with offices also include Madrid, Seville, Valencia, and Palma.
From January 15 to 22, the nominated candidates will conduct election related activities.
The general election will be officially voted on January 24.
On October 27, local time, Bartomeu, then chairman of Barcelona, announced his resignation.
Since then, candidates who are interested in running for the new Barça president have started to act.
Laporta is one of the most closely watched candidates. He served as the chairman of Barcelona from 2003 to 2010 and announced his participation in the election on November 30, local time.
Laporta said: "I announced my participation in the election because of my love for Barcelona. I love every member here, I love every fan here, I love La Masia. We have a very professional and always A passionate team."
Laporta was elected as the chairman of Barcelona in 2003 and left in 2010.
During his tenure, he created the Barcelona Dream II and Dream III teams.
For a long time in the past, the internal and external environment of the FC Barcelona has not been calm, which directly affected the team's record and future development.
Bartomeu's resignation, the new chairman candidate is yet to be determined, whether Messi is willing to stay is still unclear, and the club's financial problems have repeatedly made headlines in the newspapers.
However, a few days ago, the Barcelona Club officially released an announcement that it reached a principled agreement on the salary adjustment this season after discussions with the player representatives.