Josep Maria Bartomeu
Dembele better than Neymar, says Barca’s president
Ousmane Dembele is “much better” than former Barcelona star Neymar, according to president Josep Maria Bartomeu. Neymar left Barca for Paris Saint-Germain in a world-record €222 million transfer in 2017 and Dembele arrived as his €105m replacement from Borussia Dortmund. Dembele has scored 11 La Liga goals and 18 in all competitions since moving to…
Barca reach agreement with Griezmann
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has met with the family of Atletico Madrid's star forward Antoine Griezmann ahead of a possible summer move, sports daily Mundo Deportivo reported on Sunday.
Empty Camp Nou a show of referendum solidarity, Barcelona president claims
Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu claims the decision to play yesterday’s match against Las Palmas behind closed doors was an act of protest amid attempts by the Spanish government to halt the Catalan independence referendum.
Empty stadium a protest not security related - Barca boss
Playing Sunday's La Liga match against Las Palmas behind closed doors was a protest against violent clashes between police and activists in Catalonia rather than a security issue, Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu said.
Battle for control of Barca overshadows Juventus reunion
A 5-0 derby win, an assist for 105 million euro ($126 million) purchase Ousmane Dembele on his debut and a four-point La Liga lead over Real Madrid ought to have brought some relief to Barcelona's beleaguered board.
Barca president a 'joke', says Neymar
Neymar labelled Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu a "joke" as the war of wards between Barcelona's beleaguered board and the Brazilian star continued on Tuesday.
Campaign launched to topple Barca president
A vote of no confidence against Barcelona's beleaguered board was launched by a disgruntled member of the club on Friday with the aim of removing president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Dembele's Barca presentation marred by Bartomeu jeers
French wonder kid Ousmane Dembele's presentation as Barcelona's newest star was overshadowed by the tense atmosphere surrounding the Catalan club as fans jeered and called for president Josep Maria Bartomeu to resign.