Josep Maria Bartomeu

Barcelona's French defender Jeremy Mathieu celebrates after scoring a goal next to Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos during the 'clasico' Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on March 22, 2015
Jeremy Mathieu unhappy with treatment received at Barcelona
Jeremy Mathieu hits out at technical director Robert Fernandez and president Josep Maria Bartomeu for the way that they treated him during his time at Barcelona.
14:28
Barcelona's President Josep Maria Bartomeu gives a press conference at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 7, 2015
Josep Maria Bartomeu: 'No new plans for January transfer window'
Barcelona have "no plans for the winter market", despite losing Ousmane Dembele to injury, according to club president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Sep 19, 16:51
A general view of the stadium prior to the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Celta de Vigo at Camp Nou on November 1, 2014
Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele tipped for early January return
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu hopes to see club-record signing Ousmane Dembele back in action for the start of 2018.
Sep 19, 16:42
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp speaks to Philippe Coutinho during their Champions League Group E clash with Sevilla at Anfield on September 13, 2017
Barcelona chief: 'Liverpool demanded £178m for Philippe Coutinho'
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu reveals that Liverpool demanded £178m for Philippe Coutinho.
Sep 19, 10:27
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Josep Maria Bartomeu: 'Lionel Messi contract renewal signed by player's father'
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu seeks to reassure fans by saying that Lionel Messi's father has signed a contract renewal on behalf of the Argentina forward.
Sep 15, 17:49
Paulo Dybala in action for Juventus in the Coppa Italia final against Lazio on May 17, 2017
Juventus chief executive: 'No Barcelona bid for Paulo Dybala'
Juventus chief executive Giuseppe Marotta hopes to see Paulo Dybala remain at the club for the long term, amid strong recent rumours that he is a target for Barcelona.
Sep 13, 15:55
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Josep Maria Bartomeu: 'Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta deals signed'
Josep Maria Bartomeu stresses that Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta will not be going anywhere next summer, as they have both agreed new contracts.
Sep 13, 14:27
Paulo Dybala in action for Juventus in the Coppa Italia final against Lazio on May 17, 2017
Paulo Dybala happy to remain at Juventus for the long term
Juventus star Paulo Dybala stresses that he will not push for a move away from the club amid rumoured interest from Barcelona, as he is "happy" in Turin.
Sep 12, 13:27
Andres Iniesta for Barcelona on February 1, 2015
Andres Iniesta still unsure about Barcelona future
Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta reveals that he is still unsure about his future at Barcelona, but insists that he is in no rush to sign a new contract.
Sep 10, 21:52
Paulo Dybala in action for Juventus in the Coppa Italia final against Lazio on May 17, 2017
Barcelona president: 'Paulo Dybala not a transfer target'
Juventus attacker Paulo Dybala is a "great player" but not someone that Barcelona are actively looking to recruit, according to president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Sep 6, 18:08
Andres Iniesta of Barcelona and Spain happily poses for photographs at the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2015 at the Kongresshaus on January 11, 2016
Andres Iniesta: 'No Barcelona agreement'
Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta denies that he has reached 'an agreement in principle' with Barcelona over a new contract.
Sep 6, 15:02
Barcelona's President Josep Maria Bartomeu gives a press conference at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 7, 2015
Neymar slams Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu on Instagram
Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar labels Josep Maria Bartomeu "a joke" following recent comments made by the Barcelona president.
Sep 6, 10:59
A general view of the stadium prior to the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Celta de Vigo at Camp Nou on November 1, 2014
Agusti Benedito launches no-confidence vote against Barcelona board
Former Barcelona presidential candidate Agusti Benedito launches a vote of no confidence against the club's board and calls for the resignation of Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Sep 1, 18:50
A general view of the stadium prior to kickoff during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City at Camp Nou on March 12, 2014
Ousmane Dembele joins Barcelona for club-record fee
Barcelona confirm the signing of Borussia Dortmund forward Ousmane Dembele for an initial £96.8m fee, potentially rising to £135.5m.
Aug 28, 14:10
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Betis
Sports Mole previews Barcelona's opening weekend of La Liga action as they welcome the visit of Real Betis to Camp Nou.
Aug 19, 10:37
Neymar wearing Beats headphones IN A PSG SHIRT
Josep Maria Bartomeu: "No player is bigger than Barcelona"
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu vows to spend the cash earned from Neymar's sale to Paris Saint-Germain on new players.
Aug 7, 13:31
Xavi Hernandez for Barcelona on December 7, 2014
Josep Maria Bartomeu tips Xavi to manage Barcelona
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu backs club legend Xavi, who is currently with Al Sadd in Qatar, to manage the Spanish giants in the future.
Jul 21, 14:20
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Josep Maria Bartomeu: 'Paris Saint-Germain unwilling to sell Marco Verratti'
Marco Verratti wants to join Barcelona but Paris Saint-Germain are refusing to sanction a transfer, according to Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Jul 7, 13:57
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Lionel Messi 'asked to leave Barcelona to join Manchester City'
Lionel Messi reportedly asked Barcelona to sanction a move to Manchester City last summer.
Jun 21, 10:59
Barcelona's President Josep Maria Bartomeu gives a press conference at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 7, 2015
Barcelona to name new manager on May 29
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says that the Catalan giants will announce their new manager on May 29.
May 22, 11:07
Barcelona's President Josep Maria Bartomeu gives a press conference at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 7, 2015
Report: Josep Maria Bartomeu draws up Barcelona transfer shortlist
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu draws up a four-man transfer shortlist ahead of the 2017-18 season and is looking to raise £85m, according to reports.
May 1, 09:50
Mauricio Pochettino watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur on December 11, 2016
Mauricio Pochettino rules out Barcelona job
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino rules out ever taking over at Barcelona, describing the move as "impossible".
Mar 30, 15:36
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino on the touchline during his side's North London derby against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Mauricio Pochettino 'holds meeting with Barcelona president'
Mauricio Pochettino and Barcelona chief Josep Maria Bartomeu reportedly met in a city restaurant this week, amid talk that the Tottenham Hotspur boss is wanted by Barca.
Mar 24, 17:55
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique speaks to the media on December 5, 2016
Luis Enrique to step down as Barcelona manager at end of season
Luis Enrique announces that he will not continue as Barcelona manager next season.
Mar 1, 21:09
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique speaks to the media on December 5, 2016
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu gives Luis Enrique backing
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says that discussions over Luis Enrique's future at the club will take place in April, but is backing the manager to stay.
Feb 20, 14:38
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Barcelona's contract talks with Lionel Messi "going very well"
Barcelona are confident of seeing Lionel Messi sign a contract extension beyond the end of next year, according to the club's technical secretary Robert Fernandez.
Jan 24, 11:26
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Barcelona "working hard" to renew Lionel Messi contract
Barcelona must 'remain cool and use common sense' when negotiating a deal with Lionel Messi, admits the club's chief executive Oscar Grau.
Jan 11, 21:12
Barcelona's President Josep Maria Bartomeu gives a press conference at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 7, 2015
Josep Maria Bartomeu: 'No plans to sell Aleix Vidal'
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu denies that his club will look to sell out-of-favour Aleix Vidal in the January transfer window.
Dec 22, 12:57
Lionel Messi of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu confident of Lionel Messi stay
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is confident that Lionel Messi will stay at the club until the end of his career despite still being unable to agree a new deal.
Dec 20, 20:57
Neymar of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Barcelona court closes Neymar transfer case
A case brought against Barcelona in relation to the alleged misappropriation of funds when pushing through Neymar's transfer from Santos is brought to a close.
Dec 14, 16:06
Luis Suarez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
New Barcelona deal for Luis Suarez 'imminent'
Barcelona will confirm that Luis Suarez has signed a new, six-year deal within the next few days, the club's president says.
Dec 8, 11:06
Neymar of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Barcelona forward Neymar 'facing two-year jail term'
Spanish prosecutors are seeking a two-year jail term for Neymar and a hefty fine for his part in a controversial transfer from Santos to Barcelona in 2013.
Nov 23, 20:02
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Barcelona president 'convinced' Lionel Messi will end career at Camp Nou
Argentina international Lionel Messi "will end his sporting career" in Barcelona, according to the club's president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Nov 16, 22:11
Neymar in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Barcelona to appeal Neymar corruption ruling
Barcelona announce that they will challenge a ruling from a Spanish judge that Neymar and members of the club's hierarchy should stand trial on corruption charges.
Nov 7, 22:04
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu confirms Lionel Messi contract talks
Barcelona are set to open contract talks with Lionel Messi "in the next couple of months", club president Josep Maria Bartomeu confirms.
Oct 31, 22:15
Pep Guardiola at the press conference before the Champions League match between Barcelona and Manchester City on October 18, 2016
Barcelona club president Josep Maria Bartomeu open to Pep Guardiola return
Barcelona club president Josep Maria Bartomeu is hopeful that Pep Guardiola will return to the club "one day".
Oct 31, 17:28
Chelsea winger Pedro in action against Leicester City during their Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on October 15, 2016
Pedro reveals summer talks with Barcelona
Chelsea winger Pedro admits that he held transfer talks with former club Barcelona during the summer.
Oct 26, 14:42
Javier Mascherano for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
Javier Mascherano pens contract extension with Barcelona until June 2019
Javier Mascherano puts pen to paper on a contract extension until June 2019 with Barcelona.
Oct 17, 15:07
Barcelona's President Josep Maria Bartomeu gives a press conference at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 7, 2015
Josep Maria Bartomeu: 'Marc-Andre ter Stegen key for Barcelona'
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu brands German goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen "a fundamental piece of the furniture" at Camp Nou.
Sep 6, 15:30
Gabriel Jesus of Brazil takes a pass during the FIFA Under-20 World Cup semi-final against Senegal on June 17, 2015
Gabriel Jesus commits to Palmeiras
In-demand Brazilian teenager Gabriel Jesus commits his short-term future to Palmeiras, despite strong interest from Barcelona.
Jul 5, 21:04



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