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STUNNER! Six Barcelona board members quit at MIDNIGHT

Six members of the Barcelona board have resigned.

Vice-presidents Emili Rousaud and Enrique Tombas, directors Silvio Elias, Maria Teixidor, Josep Pont plus secretary of the board Jordi Clasamiglia wrote a letter stating their decisions to step down from their roles, as reported by La Vanguardia.

The resignations at midnight came amid a turbulent period for the Catalan giants.

The letter read: "We would like to communicate that the directors signed below have informed President Bartomeu of our decision to irrevocably resign our positions at the club.

"We have reached this point and see no way to reverse the ways business is managed at the club ahead of important challanges in the future and especially post-pandemic.

"We want to stress our disappointment over the unfortunate incident with social media accounts, known as 'Barcagate' in the press.

"We ask that once the current audit is carried out by PWC we want to ensure the accountability will be handed to those it corresponds to.

"Lastly, although it's the least important thing, we want to thank the directors and express our gratitude to our colleagues on the board who have dedicated their energy and strength to the good of Barcelona Football Club. We would like to thank the executives and the employees of the club for your support and excellent work during this time. It has been our pleasure to serve out beloved Barca."

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