Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has resigned following the pressure fans showed him about the saga he had with Messi transfer in August.
Bartomeu who has been the Club president since 2014 tender his resignation letter following the attempt of the fans who tried to remove him
Bartomeu is due to step down in March, having served the maximum two terms as club president.
In his press conference , “I appear to announce my resignation and that of my board of directors.”
In his words, “After the elimination in the Champions League it would have been easy to resign. We couldn’t leave the club in the hands of a manager.”
According to him “We have been disrespected. They have insulted and threatened me, my family and the other board members.”
Also added “It is a thoughtful, calm decision I have taken in consultation with my colleagues.”
Meanwhile, he also said “it has been an honour to serve my club. Today we resign without having completed economic measures in progress, I hope that in the next few days the salary adjustment can be closed. If it’s not done, there will be serious consequences for the future of the club.”
As he say a goodbye to the club and players