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SBD Global/May 7, 2014/Franchises
Delegation Of Barcelona Execs Meets With FIFA President Sepp Blatter
Published May 7, 2014
PURSUING LUIS ENRIQUE: In Barcelona, Joan Domènech reported a meeting between Barcelona Sporting Dir Andoni Zubizarreta and La Liga Celta Vigo coach Luis Enrique "strengthens the Celta coach's candidacy to be Barcelona's coach next season." The meeting, "which took place on Monday and lasted nearly three hours," was documented by Spanish newspaper Sport and TV channel Cuatro (EL PERIODICO, 5/5). In Barcelona, Didac Peyret reported Celta VP Ricardo Barros said, "We have a game soon against Real Madrid. We have to be focused on this. We are not angry with Luis Enrique." Barros added that the reported meeting "seemed neither good nor bad to him" and commented that "Luis Enrique still has another year on his contract" (SPORT, 5/6).