Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has claimed that he is “not considering” a La Liga that does not include Barcelona.
Catalonia’s recent independence vote and the political uncertainty that followed has led to speculation that Barcelona could at some point split from Spain’s league system.
And Perez has expressed his hope that the situation is resolved and that the Blaugrana will continue to rival Real Madrid.
“There are hypotheticals that I do not consider. I am not considering a Spain without Catalonia nor La Liga without Barcelona,” he told El Espanol
“Obviously it worries me like everyone else, but I can offer little assistance.
“I trust the government and the parties that back the constitution that have united to solve the problem in the best possible way.”
Barcelona have stressed their desire to remain in La Liga despite concern over the immediate future.
La Liga president Javier Tebas announced on Tuesday that he had delayed putting out future
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“I think that the selection must go all players that are united and that create good atmosphere. And if I tell you the truth, in the last few games I’ve seen that.”
If Barcelona were to exit La Liga, the TV rights would lose