Barcelona President Bartomeu Meets With RFEF President Regarding Sanctions
Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu met with Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) President Angel Maria Villar in Madrid to "address recent sanctions imposed on both parties by FIFA," according to AS. Barcelona is "seeking support to make a joint defense with the RFEF." The meeting "was the first contact, as Bartomeu had scheduled a meeting with his board for later on Monday." Barcelona is "working against the clock to present its appeal of the sanctions to FIFA, as the period to do so ends Saturday" (AS, 4/7).