Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says redevelopment of the Nou Camp is a must.
The budget for the new 'Espai Barca' project is 600million euros (£496m), with construction work set to begin in May 2017 and conclude in February 2021.
Bartomeu said: "The Espai Barca is an ambitious project. It's a club project, not the board of directors'.
"Anyone in our position would do this, I'd even venture to say that we're a bit late in starting the process."
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