Barça President Bartomeu Announces Club Expects To Close '13-14 With $41M Profit
Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu announced that the club will "close this financial year" with profits of approximately €30M ($41M), which he said indicates that the club is "economically strong," according to J.M.D. of SPORT. Bartomeu said that "Barcelona has again become a winning, honest and transparent club." He called the '13-14 season "the most difficult in recent history." Bartomeu: "We have not even closed the 2013-14 season, but I can say that we will again have more than €500 million ($678M) in revenue. We expect to be in line with the budget and to close with benefits of around €30 million after taxes" (SPORT, 6/11).