17 December 2011

Bartomeu confirmed that there will be no signings to meet Villa

The FC Barcelona sports vice president said that "the template is closed".


Barcelona will not make any addition to the low supply of the injured David Villa and is at the expense of Brazil's bid for Neymar in 2014 "if you are interested in the technical team," said the vice president has said Josep Maria Bartomeu sports.

Speaking to Onda Cero, sent by the channel itself, Bartomeu explained that after a series of meetings with the technical team and the technical secretary, Andoni Zubizarreta, the club has decided not to replace the injured Villa during the winter, to Despite the length of time low (four to five months).

"This season we have closed the template.'s Fine, we are very happy how the whole team has done this year and although Villa and Afellay are injured, we have a sports philosophy that when we need the team B. When have come out have proved very optimistic, "he insisted.

Another thing is the possibility of signing Brazilian striker Neymar, who plays for Santos, the team against which Barça will face in Sunday's Club World Cup final.

"Neymar has a contract with Santos. When he decides to jump to another computer, if not renewed with the Santos and if a player plays at level that is, the big teams in Europe, including Barcelona, ​​nobody is going to try stop hiring, "he explained.

In this regard, Bartomeu has insisted that when the time comes (Neymar has signed with the Santos until 2014), in the event that Barca coach the team was interested, then try to hire him.

The Barcelona manager, head of professional football, also referred to the outcome of the draw for the knockout stages of Champions League.

Bartomeu did not think the Bayer Leverkusen will be an easy opponent, but believes that the German football team does well at Barça.

"It's a team we know. They play good football, are well sorted in the Bundesliga and is not an easy opponent. Let's look at this game all with caution.'s Going to be a close game. It's a team that plays football we like to be playing games and everyone wants to play ball, "he said.

As for the classic against Real Madrid, met with a Barca victory (1-3) at the Bernabeu, Bartomeu explained that it was "final match".

He said that "there is still a lot of links, many games," and can still happen, "many things". Bartomeu believes that Real Madrid is "a computer that is very good this year" and predicts a League "very competitive until the final." (via SPORT)