FC Barcelona legend Johan Cruyff has thrown his support behind Joan Laporta’s presidential bid, blasting that the club has lost its values under the current presidency of Josep Maria Bartomeu.   Former FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta has confirmed he will run in next month’s presidential election, when he will be one of favourites to take the top job at the Spanish and European champions alongside Josep Maria Bartomeu. Laporta, who famously appointed Pep Guardiola as his manager in 2008, joins Josep Maria Bartomeu, Toni Freixa, Agustí Benedito, Jordi Majó and Jordi Farré as candidates for the election. Bartomeu resigned as president recently to declare his candidacy in the election which was called a year earlier with fans voicing their concerns on the way the club was being run following the departure of sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta. The former FC Barcelona and Spain goalkeeper paid the price for a FIFA ban on signings for two windows over a breach of rules on the transfer of foreign Under-18 players. Bartomeu stepped up from […]