La Liga President Javier Tebas has declared that if it were in his power, he would be in favour of Barcelona being relegated or deducted points, should they be found guilty of sporting corruption.
Barcelona were charged with alleged bribery of a public official on Thursday morning, and it looks as if they will have to go to court to defend themselves in the so-called Negreira case.
Tebas was speaking at an event on the social impact of La Liga, when Marca covered his initial response to the issue.
“I have to see the argument regarding Barcelona’s accusation of bribery. Bribery is when a crime is committed against a public official. Maybe they consider that the referees… I don’t know, I have to legally assess it as a lawyer. What about the civil police searching the offices of the Technical Committee of Referees, I think it is as a consequence of the fact that La Liga, as a private accusation, requested that the Federation had to accredit a series of tests to the court.”
“We have been asking that they provide what the assessment was made by UEFA, a assessment that was made of the referees and some other documents that the Federation or the CTA was not providing.”
“Fundamentally in response to our letter, as it had not been porvided and it is an important issue to be able to continue the investigations, the entry into evidence. When someone does not provide the evidence requested and the Federation has already been set aside as a private accusation… As a consequence they comes into the house to obtain documentation that was not being provided.”
La Liga have provided evidence in the case, but Tebas feels the other clubs, who are part of it as damaged parties, have done little else to help matters.
“It should be noted that we areRead on m.allfootballapp.com