BY INNOCENT AMOMOH—
Barcelona new president Josep Bartomeu says the European champions have the team to win all available trophies this season.
He made this statement while reflecting on a range of issues during an interview with ESPN on Friday.
He said:”We won three trophies last season and so there are six cups up for grabs this year. It would be great if we started every season with a chance of winning six big titles. With the new additions, we have the team to try to win the lot. It struck me in the US that everyone was talking about the sextuple and it’s something we’d love to do.
“We’ve put together the squad that the coach wanted. We don’t anticipate any departures. There’s been a lot of speculation about Pedro, but no one has said anything official to the club. The squad is complete.
“No crime was committed about Neymar tax issues. The investigation will gradually peter out. It’s a financial technicality related to the withholding of tax in Spain and Brazil. Neymar cost €57.1 million. The judge has never ruled on the cost of the deal. The problem was a tax issue.
“Playing for Barça is a dream for most players. It (having to wait) is no problem for Aleix Vidal and Arda Turan. Messi is keen to keep making history. He’s the best player ever”.