Joan Laporta

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
Report: Barcelona chief negotiator Raul Sanllehi on Arsenal, Manchester City radar
Arsenal and Manchester City are believed to be considering an approach for Barcelona chief negotiator Raul Sanllehi, according to a report.
Oct 7, 13:42
Lionel Messi watches on from the bench as Barcelona take on Atletico Madrid on September 12, 2015
Joan Laporta: 'Lionel Messi being forced out of Barcelona'
Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta believes that the current Camp Nou president and board are conspiring to force star player Lionel Messi out of the club.
Jul 26, 15:03
Barcelona's President Josep Maria Bartomeu gives a press conference at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 7, 2015
Josep Maria Bartomeu re-elected as Barcelona president for second term
Josep Maria Bartomeu is re-elected for a second term as the president of La Liga giants Barcelona after holding off competition from Joan Laporta.
Jul 19, 00:27
Paul Pogba (L) of Juventus is tackled by Pa Konate of Malmo FF during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Juventus and Malmo FF on September 16, 2014
Juventus director: 'Paul Pogba not for sale amid Barcelona interest'
Juventus general director Giuseppe Marotta insists that Paul Pogba is "not for sale" amid continued interest from Barcelona.
Jul 17, 13:55
Barcelona's forward Pedro Rodriguez celebrates his goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Cordoba CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on December 20, 2014
Eric Abidal: 'Barcelona must keep Pedro'
Eric Abidal believes that Barcelona need to resist the temptation to sell Pedro this summer following reports that Chelsea are interested in him.
Jul 14, 02:20
French midfielder Paul Pogba celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match between Juventus andCagliari on May 9, 2015
Barcelona confirm Paul Pogba interest
Joan Laporta vows to sign Paul Pogba if the Barcelona fans elect him to replace current president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Jul 2, 23:14
French midfielder Paul Pogba celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match between Juventus andCagliari on May 9, 2015
Joan Laporta: 'Eric Abidal key to Paul Pogba talks'
Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta believes that Eric Abidal could play a key role in their bid to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba.
Jun 30, 02:44
Barcelona's President Josep Maria Bartomeu gives a press conference at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 7, 2015
Josep Bartomeu confident Barcelona will make another signing
Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu reveals that another player will be joining the Catalan giants this summer.
Jun 27, 12:36
Angel di Maria in action for Manchester United on November 8, 2014
Joan Laporta rules out Angel di Maria bid
Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta says that the club are not thinking about signing Angel di Maria.
Jun 26, 18:56
Juventus' French midfielder Paul Pogba celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match SSC Napoli vs Juventus FC on January 11, 2015
Joan Laporta: 'Paul Pogba on Barcelona's radar'
Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta claims that Juventus star Paul Pogba is "enthusiastic to arrive" at Camp Nou this summer.
Jun 25, 15:39
Eric Abidal ahead of Barcelona's match against Osasuna on February 11, 2012
Joan Laporta: 'Eric Abidal will be Barcelona's director of football'
Eric Abidal is in line to become the new director of football at Barcelona, presidency candidate Joan Laporta confirms.
Jun 22, 14:20
Jose Mourinho of Chelsea gives out instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on September 21, 2014
Joan Laporta: 'Jose Mourinho is not Barcelona target'
Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta denies that he is considering an approach to make Jose Mourinho the next manager of the Spanish club.
Nov 17, 10:10
Johan Cruyff scores for Holland against Argentina on June 26, 1974.
Johan Cruyff dismisses Joan Laporta rumours
Johan Cruyff dismisses rumours that Joan Laporta will bring Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo to Barcelona if he is re-elected president of the club.
Nov 15, 11:20
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league 'Clasico' football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 25, 2014.
Barcelona 'to rival Manchester United for Cristiano Ronaldo'
Barcelona emerge as a surprise contender for Manchester United target Cristiano Ronaldo, according to reports.
Nov 15, 00:53
David Beckham celebrates scoring for Real Madrid against Osasuna on November 12, 2006.
On this day: Manchester United accept Real Madrid's David Beckham offer
Eleven years ago today, Manchester United and Real Madrid announce that they had agreed a fee for the transfer of David Beckham.
Jun 17, 09:56
Barcelona's coach Tito Vilanova smiles as he leaves a press conference at Luz Stadium in Lisbon on October 1, 2012
Barcelona pay tribute at Tito Vilanova funeral
A host of Barcelona figures past and present pay tribute to former manager Tito Vilanova at his funeral.
Apr 28, 21:19
Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho on December 4, 2012
Joan Laporta: 'Jose Mourinho wanted Barcelona job'
Joan Laporta claims that Jose Mourinho wanted to become coach of Barcelona after leaving Chelsea in 2007.
Aug 5, 08:33
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Joan Laporta: 'Barcelona want Radamel Falcao'
Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta admits that the club are interested in Radamel Falcao.
May 15, 04:27
Barcelona president Sandro Rosell in the stands during his sides match with Viktoria Plzen on 19 October, 2011
Sandro Rosell won't force Joan Laporta
Sandro Rosell says that he will not try to make Joan Laporta pay Barcelona the €23m (£20m) he owes them.
Mar 5, 13:05
Barcelona's former president Joan Laporta attends a press conference on October 18, 2010
Joan Laporta ordered to pay £20m to Barcelona
The Spanish Supreme court orders former Barcelona president Joan Laporta and his seven board members to pay the £20m they owe the club.
Feb 13, 14:03
Neymar
Joan Laporta denies Manchester City role
Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta firmly denies that he is helping Manchester City in their pursuit of Neymar.
Feb 13, 14:00
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates a goal against Valencia on January 20, 2013
Joan Laporta: 'Barcelona could have signed Cristiano Ronaldo'
Joan Laporta reveals that he could have signed Cristiano Ronaldo for Barcelona from Sporting Lisbon in 2003.
Jan 22, 20:52
Pep Guardiola
Joan Laporta: 'Pep Guardiola not interested in Paris Saint-Germain'
Joan Laporta says that Paris Saint-Germain do not have "the adequate structure" to entice Pep Guardiola.
Dec 29, 05:46
Pep Guardiola
Joan Laporta: "Pep Guardiola loves Italy"
Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta suggests that Pep Guardiola would be interested in coaching AC Milan.
Oct 20, 17:37
Cristiano Ronaldo
Joan Laporta: 'Cristiano Ronaldo is under pressure'
Joan Laporta claims that Cristiano Ronaldo is "under a lot of pressure".
Sep 12, 10:27
Nou Camp
Former Barcelona President Joan Laporta wants re-election
Former Barcelona President Joan Laporta has claimed that he would like his old job back as Premier of Camp Nou.
Jun 18, 19:17
Nou Camp
Joan Laporta: 'Barcelona have panicked'
Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta believes that Pep Guardiola was not given full backing by the club's owners.
May 15, 16:15



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