Previous Barcelona president Joan Gaspart is certain that Josep Maria Bartomeu has done nothing incorrectly after his arrest by Catalan police on Monday morning.
The important Barcelona news is corresponding to the case which has gotten known as '
' – in which the club recruited a third organization to stigmatize their adversaries, both inside and outside the club, in the media.
Police have confined Bartomeu alongside the club's CEO
, head of legal
Roman Gomez Ponti
, all purportedly arrested.
Gaspart – who was the Blaugrana club chairman somewhere in the range of 2000 and 2003 – disclosed toRadio Marca
"I do not follow the judicial issues at the rest of the clubs in Spain. A few days ago, I saw fiscal and economic issues from other clubs. Over time those that are in relation to Barcelona, always ends up showing that they are unfounded, as with (Sandro) Rosell.
"I am convinced that Bartomeu has done nothing wrong and I am sure that he is not concerned. When you have a clear conscience that you have not done anything, you listen to what the Mossos (police force) ask you to do, then you go and declare and then hope you go home. I am convinced as a friend that he has done nothing wrong."
Gaspart is known as outstanding amongst other CEOs of Barca's history when serving under supremo Josep Lluís Nuñez, prompting his climb to the administration in 2000.
Notwithstanding, his standing tumbled during his 32-month residency. He is associated with being answerable for various Barcelona teams' failures and rashly spending the cash got for the transfer of
to Real Madrid.