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Laporta praises Barcelona players over pay-cuts, but Bartomeu...

Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta has praised the Lionel Messi and the players for accepting a pay-cut.

Messi announced that the first-team squad had agreed to a 70 percent reduction in their wages due to the coronavirus suspension before taking a swipe at the board of directors.

Laporta congratulated the players for their actions while also hitting out at president Josep Maria Bartomeu in a tweet.

"Confinement is bringing the best out of us in seeing the solidarity and commitment of the Barcelona players," he said.

"Congratulations, you're top guys.

"#BartomeuOut."

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