El Clásico: Laporta: “We will not only defend ourselves, we will attack” | Sports
Joan Laporta, president of FC Barcelona, has addressed a message to members and fans on the eve of Sunday’s classic against Madrid. The president has invited the culés to “support the team more than ever because we have a great opportunity to get closer to the objective of this season, which is to win the League”. Laporta has not precisely separated the meeting from the Negreira Case.
“The campaign that we are suffering is not by chance, you all know it,” he stated. “Its objective is to destabilize the team in the short term and to control Barça in the medium term, to keep it.” “There will be time”, he added to explain the “desire” to explain “who, why and how they are orchestrating this campaign”. “Have no doubt that we will defend ourselves, and we will not only defend ourselves, we will attack,” Laporta concluded.
“What I want now is for us to concentrate on cheering on the team this Sunday”, the president of Barcelona has finished. “We cannot be concerned with aspects that could divert the attention of our players, who must concentrate on the game to win it; that is essential. Come cheer on the team more than ever. Let’s encourage Barça because we love Barça”.
The directive, which commissioned an external investigation into “the arbitration technical consulting service”, does not currently plan to give concrete explanations about the Negreira Case after Laporta has been summoned as a witness according to the request of the Prosecutor’s Office. Madrid, meanwhile, has appeared as a private accusation, a circumstance that could suspend the traditional lunch of the classic scheduled in Barcelona.
The party, on the other hand, was waiting for Pedri’s reappearance. The international, however, will surely not play because today he did not have a good feeling in training at the Ciudad Deportiva
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