Barcelona face charges of defilement over installments the club made to Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira – a previous VP of Spain’s refs’ board of trustees.
It arose last month that Barca paid Negreira and an organization he claims revealed all out of 8.4m euros (£7.4m) somewhere in the range of 2001 and 2018.
A Barcelona court heard on Friday that Barca, previous club authorities and Negreira had been prosecuted for “debasement”, “break of trust” and “bogus business records”.
These claims, brought by the Barcelona public investigator’s office, focus on the club, as well as previous presidents Josep Maria Bartomeu and Sandro Rosell.
FC Barcelona got and kept a rigorously classified verbal concurrence with Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira so that, in his ability as VP of the specialized arbitral council (CTA) and in return for cash, the last option completes activities having a tendency to help FC Barcelona in choices by the refs,” said the public examiner’s office.
La Liga CEO Javier Tebas said last month that ongoing president Joan Laporta ought to leave assuming he couldn’t make sense of the installments.
Laporta answered by saying he won’t give Tebas “what he’d like by venturing down” and the charges come three days after Laporta demanded his club had “never purchased officials.
Allow it to be clear Barca have never purchased refs and Barca have never had the expectation of purchasing refs, in no way ever,” he said on Tuesday.
How could we arrive?
The installments, uncovered last month by radio broadcast Ser Catalunya, became visible following an examination by charge specialists into Negreira’s organization Dasnil 95.
Barcelona made installments to the organization totalling a detailed 1.4m euros (£1.2m) somewhere in the range of 2016 and 2018, and paid Negreira, 77, around 7m euros (£6.2m) somewhere in the range of 2001 and 2018, the year he left his job with the refs’ council.
Barca recognized the club had paid Dasnil 95, which it depicted as “an outside specialized expert” to incorporate video reports connected with proficient arbitrators “fully intent on supplementing the data expected by the training staff”.
It added that getting the reports was “an ongoing practice among proficient clubs”.
The undertaking raised when 18 of the 20 La Liga clubs gave an assertion to communicate “profound worry” over the circumstance, and Laporta said the club would send off an inside examination concerning the installments.
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Barcelona mentor Xavi, who came out on top for eight La Liga championships with them as a player somewhere in the range of 1998 and 2015, said he had no information on the installments and never had the inclination his group enjoyed any benefit.
I generally needed to win, yet reasonably. In the event that I thought we were tricking I’d have returned home,” he said after Barca’s 2-2 draw with Manchester Joined in the Europa Association last month