Perez has been named chairman of the breakaway group.
Asked if Barca president Joan Laporta needed convincing, Perez said: “Well no, because when you talk to responsible people, it doesn't turn around. Barcelona is going through a bad situation and knows that this is the future of Barcelona. Economically this saves everyone, it saves football.
"This will help Barcelona, which is going through a bad economic situation. It didn't cost me anything to convince Laporta because he is a sensible man. He understood it as the clubs have understood it. This saves football, which is going through a very delicate situation, which I have not seen in 20 years. If we don't do something it won't last long, it will go down to a level that future generations will have no interest in football… we are ready."
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