Club president Joan Laporta has launched a message to Barcelona supporters asking them for his or her “patience” and “confidence”, after Blaugrana suffered a humiliating 3-0 defeat to Bayern Munich.
Tuesday’s intensive loss to the German champions interrupted a depressing summer season for the Catalan facet, who’ve seen membership legend Lionel Messi pressured out the door on account of monetary mismanagement, as properly as Antoine Griezmann’s departure on the day of the switch.
A message for all colours: belief and help for our staff. Do not doubt that we’ll resolve this case. Visca el Barça! pic.twitter.com/eBtxPQIeOj
– Joan Laporta Estruch? (@JoanLaportaFCB) September 15, 2021
Barça’s issues on and off the pitch culminated in Bayern hammering, and the defeat obtained membership president Laporta to behave. The 59-year-old launched a message to all Barcelona supporters asking them to be affected person, whereas promising to ‘resolve this case’.
“Hi Culers, I’m as disappointed and upset as you all are,” Laporta started. “I have to tell you what is happening is one of the situations we expected. And I ask for your patience and that you continue to support our team.
“I additionally ask in your belief in us, those that run the membership. We want your belief and time, and have little question that we’ll resolve this case. Thank you a great deal and Visca el Barça!”
Laporta have taken over the club in a time of complete and utter chaos, following the disastrous reign of Josep Bartomeu, which ended in October 2020. Bartomeu’s horrific abuse has plunged Barça into financial crisis, so much so that they were forced to sell a number of players during the summer.
Griezmann, Francisco Trincao and Miralem Pjanic all left the club on loan, while receiving significant fees for Emerson Royal and Junior Firpo. Their expenses were not enough to register Messi for the new season, but forced the superstar to leave the club at the end of his contract.
These off-field disasters, combined with the failure to win the league title in the last two seasons, have left fans upset over the running of the club, and the defeat to Bayern was simply a sign of how far they have fallen.