13 February 2012
Freixa: "For the Bernabéu have to be a honor host the final of Copa"
Toni Freixa , Spokesperson of the board of Barcelona , said this Monday that " for the stadium "of Real Madrid , the Bernabeu , " has to be an honor "to the end of Copa del Rey azulgranas between them and the Athletic Club is dispute there in the month of May.
" We seek a field that meets the criterion of maximum capacity and equidistance between the two cities, mostly to seek the interests of our people. We understand that the seat that meets these criteria is the Santiago Bernabeu and is something we have made known to Federation in conjunction with the Athletic Club , "said Freixa. " Both teams have spoken of objective criteria that the field is neutral, so ours, the Camp Nou , does not meet those criteria , "said the spokesman in the City of Las Rozas Soccer , home of the Spanish Federation where there was a meeting between both clubs to bring positions on the venue of the Copa del Rey final.
" It has to be an honor for the Santiago Bernabeu for Spanish football, the final being staged on a stage like that with two big clubs. insist that this must be the stadium , "said Freixa, who declined to assess the possibility other venues. " I can not comment about the circumstances that may have any club. I am optimistic as possible because we want a big party of Spanish football. the moment we are in the process of proposing and, until now, by common consent, we asked the Santiago Bernabeu. hope that it will be possible because it is the ideal scenario , "he said.
" Now it is that the Federation take the steps the owner of the facility and in the coming days we can hold a meeting to nominate the venue. We are not aware of any remodeling at the Bernabeu, so today we have determined objectively best stadium to celebrate , "he confessed. (via MD)