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Barcelona president Rosell wants size of Primera Division reduced

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell says the Liga should reduce the amount of teams in the Primera Division.

Rosell admitted that the television rights deal that splits money equally between all 20 clubs would soon need to be adopted in Spain, where at present Barca and Real Madrid keep around 66% of the funds.

"The television rights are negotiated individually now, but in three, four, five years' time, we will have to put them all in one pot and make La Liga as it is in Italy and the Premier League," Rosell said.

"We and Real Madrid are talking to the rest of the clubs. We understand this is the future and it has to happen. But I believe we must reduce the number of clubs in La Liga, from 20 clubs to 16."

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