14 May 2012

Zubizarreta: "We have offers for Piqué and Alves"

The Basque showed the utmost confidence in the current squad and does not think make movements until you have played the final of the Copa del Rey.

Andoni Zubizarreta analyzed in the program 'Hat-Trick' of Televisió de Catalunya some recent decisions that have surrounded the club and left for the future strokes, but not wanting to talk about specific names. The athletic director said that "the next season we will have the template you want to have" and explained that after the Cup final will start talking with Tito Vilanova.

The Basque explicío that "I do not know the money we will have in the summer. It is a closed chapter. Depends on the chips that are free. "Of course, Zubizarreta said that the club has no intention of selling: "We have no portable player, or have gone bid for Alves and Piqué. I will have had four offers on the table maximum since being in office. "The only 'signings' confirmed are those of young Montoya, Bartra and Muniesa because "the first team will contract" and did not go into further consideration.

The signings and the final composition of the staff put on hold "until the June 28" and only stated that "we are not constipated" to look only at home.

On the role of Tito Vilanova, Zubizarreta announced that it will only be "responsible for the football because it is different from Pep", so you should not assume communicative functions. Zubi said that "Tito will help and protect all that we can."

The process leading to the departure of Guardiola, Barça executive explained how the movement was: "Guardiola said on Wednesday it to us after losing to Chelsea. After many meetings there were hours that seemed months, until Friday morning, Tito told us he assumed office. "

Zubizarreta would not answer to criticism of former president Joan Laporta because "not one to do it" and was harder to Aitor Karanka, who said he "did not understand his words. There are things that are outside of the results, as is the contribution to football in a business where we all. "

Pep offered the youth as 'game'

Andoni Zubizarreta revealed a casual conversation he had with Pep Guardiola weeks ago when "we had reported that Òscar was leaving and was the Juvenil and offered it free. I looked for a moment and thought about it, but it was more a game than anything else. "The athletic director praised Òscar Garcia "for the great job he has done regardless of the results" and said that "we will follow for the future." (via SPORT)