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Barcelona legend Cruyff unimpressed by presidential candidates

Barcelona legend Johan Cruyff has slated the four candidates jockeying for the president's position.

Cruyff, named honorary president by current Barca chief Joan Laporta in April, has worked in a consultancy role for the club in recent years and recommended the appointments of coaches Frank Rijkaard and Pep Guardiola.

But the Dutch legend, who graced Barca as both a player and a coach, is likely to have a reduced role under the new man and could even be stripped of the title he was given earlier this year.

"If that's what they think, let them do it," Cruyff told Television de Catalunya.

And the 63-year-old says he is underwhelmed by the four presidential candidates - Sandro Rosell, Marc Ingla, Jaume Ferrer and Agusti Benedito.

"Whoever sits there (as Barca president) has a difficult task and we'll have to see if they know what they have to do," he said.

"In the programmes that I have read, I have seen that they have been trying to be nice to the 'socios', but I have not a seen a real analysis of the functioning of the club."

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