Rosell says Barcelona future based on academy success

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell insists they can maintain their success while tightening the club's budget.

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell insists they can maintain their success while tightening the club's budget.

Rosell says the club's academy - which has already seen the emergence of talents such as Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Leo Messi, Carles Puyol, Gerard Pique and Cesc himself - represents the future for Barca.

"It's important to invest in homegrown players," he said.

"That's our policy and it's the future of football."

 
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