FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has revealed that the club has posted record revenues of a 600m and will fight the premier league dominance of the transfer market. The new A?5.136 billion television rights agreement that the Premier League announced will result into 70 percent increase in the value of its British television rights for the 2016-19 seasons with Sky and BT paying a combined 5.136 billion pounds ($7.8 billion) to show games. That deal does not kick in until next season, but, the affects of it are already visible with the Premier League clubs set to spend big and Manchester City have already done so by securing Raheem Sterling from Liverpool FC and Manchester United paying big wages to Schweinsteiger, Schneiderlin and Depay. Bartomeu to fight the Premier League’s dominance of transfer market. Alongside Real Madrid, FC Barcelona have traditionally been the big spenders in the transfer market and president Josep Maria Bartomeu is unfazed by the challenge […]

FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says the club is going to follow up the arrival of Aleix Vidal from Sevilla with another signing. FC Barcelona outgoing president Josep Maria Bartome is one of the favourites to take the top job at the Spanish and European champions alongside Joan Laporta in the next montha s election. The current president is confident that the capture of Aleix Vidal from Sevilla won’t be FC Barcelona’s only major transfer this summer with the club heavily linked for a move to bring Arda Turan and Angel Di Maria amongst others to the Camp Nou. . a We have a very reliable team for next season but besides Aleix Vidal another player will join,a Bartomeu is quoted as saying by Marca. a The club is not paralysed by the election process and is making sporting plans for coach Luis Enrique. The coach knows what we need and we will carry out those duties.a Joan Laporta, […]