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FC Barcelona News: 8 April 2020; President Bartomeu calls for board resignations

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A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and transfer rumors

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Josep Maria Bartomeu calls for multiple board resignations | Football Espana

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has reportedly called for multiple board resignations. The 57-year-old wants to reshape the top level of the club.

Jordi Moix will be the new economic vice-president of the board | Sport

Jordi Moix is set to become Barcelona’s new economic vice-president. Bartomeu has called for four directors, Emili Rosaud, Enrique Tombas, Silvio Elías and Josep Pont, to resign.

Filipe Luis: I never asked Messi for his shirt because I come onto the pitch to win | Marca

Filipe Luis says he admires Lionel Messi but never asked for his shirt after games “because I come onto the pitch to win, not to say that I played against him.”

Real Madrid: Barcelona planning raid on Bernabéu for Gelabert | AS

Barcelona are hoping to sign Real Madrid’s 19-year-old attacking midfielder César Gelabert. The teenager is also wanted by Man Utd, Dortmund, Lyon and Arsenal.

Ronaldinho is released from prison after paying 1.6 million dollar bail | Marca

Ronaldinho has been released from prison in Paraguay after paying $1.6m in bail. He will now be under house arrest until his trial.

Barcelona finally ready to bring Emerson to Camp Nou | Football Espana

Barcelona are finally ready to bring Emerson to the club from Real Betis. The club have been impressed by his development and want him for next season.

Messi’s Barcelona exit would not be ‘a drama’ for LaLiga, says Tebas | AS

La Liga president Javier Tebas has said it would not be a “drama” if Lionel Messi left Barcelona but added he would not “solve the problems of Serie A.”

Iniesta on possible Barca return: “My intentions are to continue playing.” | Football Espana

Andres Iniesta is not thinking about retiring and returning to Barcelona. The midfielder is contracted to Vissel Kobe until 2021 and is keen to continue playing.