Barcelona have been accused of corruption by La Liga© AFP
Barcelona on Monday known as on La Liga president Javier Tebas to give up over “false” accusations allegedly made by him regarding their referee corruption case. The Spanish giants made the demand after a newspaper claimed Tebas had written to the Spanish public prosecutor accusing two former Barca presidents of wrongdoing. Final month the Catalan membership was charged with corruption after funds of greater than 7.3 million euros ($7.8 million) to an organization owned by a former refereeing chief have been uncovered.
In a press release following La Vanguardia’s report Barcelona claimed Tebas “offered false proof” to the general public prosecutor “to incriminate our membership”.
“FC Barcelona needs to specific its deep anger, indignation and disgust,” the assertion learn.
It went on to demand that Tebas “seems in public to supply solutions”, including “for the dignity and respect of the presidency of La Liga Mr Tebas ought to resign”.
Tebas in response denied “accusing anybody” in a submit on social media.
Final month the membership stated they paid Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira, the previous referee and ex-vice president of the refereeing committee of the Spanish soccer federation (CTA) between 1994 and 2018, for stories and recommendation associated to refereeing.
In Monday’s assertion a bruised Barcelona claimed they have been the victims “of a media lynching for one thing that by no means occurred – Barca have by no means purchased off referees”.
In addition to the membership and Enriquez Negreira, two of the membership’s former presidents, Josep Maria Bartomeu and Sandro Rosell, are going through the identical cost of corruption.