Barcelona followers have gathered exterior the membership’s workplaces to name for president Josep Maria Bartomeu to resign from his submit.
The protests have occurred within the wake of the membership confirming that Lionel Messi needs to LEAVE Barcelona this summer season.
He’s planning to activate a clause which permits him to terminate his contract amid curiosity from Man Metropolis and Paris Saint-Germain.
Bartomeu has come below rising stress since Barcelona conceded the LaLiga title to Actual Madrid and suffered a humiliating 8-2 Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich within the Champions League quarter-finals final season.
The Spaniards have additionally had three managers on the helm this 12 months in Ernesto Valverde, Quique Setien and Ronald Koeman, who was appointed final week.
Following Messi’s switch bombshell on Tuesday, Barcelona followers have been heard shouting ‘Bartomeu resign!’ exterior the membership’s headquarters.
Some supporters have been additionally seen holding and carrying Messi shirts in solidarity with the ahead, who has scored an unimaginable 634 targets for the membership since making his debut in 2004.
Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta took to Twitter to echo followers’ emotions in direction of Bartomeu.
He mentioned: “Bartomeu and his Board should resign instantly.
“They’ve been undermining the morale of #Messi to save lots of themselves from the financial and sporting turmoil they’ve created.
“In the event that they resigned there would nonetheless be hope that Messi would keep at #Barca.”
Ex-Barcelona captain Carlos Puyol tweeted: “Respect and admiration, Leo. All my assist, buddy.”
Luis Suarez, whose Barcelona future can be doubtful, replied to Puyol’s tweet with two hand-clapping emojis.