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Valencia CEO slams "irresponsible attacks” from the political leader

Wed 03 March 2021 | 18:04

The chairman of Valencia F.C. has slammed "irresponsible attacks" from the Valencian Country parliament's political head as the club's organization faces another PR catastrophe.

Anil Murthy was reacting to Ximo Puig's remarks about the Meriton organization – drove by club proprietor

Peter Lim

– of the Bats. 

As announced by 

Marca

, Puig asserted that the club's ownership's validity was at the least possible point inside the local area and with the fans. 

The comments were related to the structure of the club's

Nuevo Mestalla

arena – for which development was ended longer than ten years prior – and the club's overall administration, who are battling both on and off the pitch. 

Murthy has now answered back to those comments, asserting:

"I regret Ximo Puig's statements and his irresponsible attacks on Meriton.

"The commitment and credibility of the club is measured in paying bank debts – something that nobody did before – and helping Valencian society especially during the Covid-19 crisis or donating medical supplies to hospitals in the Valencian Community when there was no due to inadequate management of the crisis, for example.

"We have a responsibility with the new stadium project. Borrowing the club without previously selling the plot is irresponsible, it would mean repeating the same mistakes of the past and probably bankrupt the club." 

In August, Valencia fans arranged a rally outside the club's ground demanding Lim to leave the club while 86% of the club's fans accept he is planning to sell Valencia, according to an ensuing survey in 

Marca

Reports imply that the financial vulnerability means Los Che should cut their compensation spendings by an incredible 40 percent for the current term. The club's monetary circumstance clarifies the squad's gutting – Rodrigo Moreno, Ferran Torres, Dani Parejo, and Francis Coquelin were among the late spring exits. 

Valencia laments in the fourteenth spot of

 

La Liga

 standings with only 27 points from their 25 matches – only five points over the danger zone.

 

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source: SportMob