Barcelona are reported to have actually paid EUR1.4 m in between 2016 as well as 2018 to a company owned by the after that vice-president of Spanish football’s Technical Committee of Referees (CTA).
Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira held that setting from 1994 to 2018, with his company, DASNIL 95 SL, making money handsomely from Barcelona till the last day.
The repayments have actually emerged as a result of an examination right into the company’s tax obligation events as well as declared abnormalities concerning the 3 years concerned.
Cadena SER has actually reported thoroughly on the issue, exposing Barcelona made a repayment to DASNIL 95 SL of simply over EUR530,000 in 2016, around EUR540,000 in 2017 as well as EUR318,000 in 2018. In yearly, those quantities represented the bulk of the earnings at DASNIL 95 SL, with its earnings after that substantially trailing off to a little over EUR7,000 in 2019. By that time, Enriquez Negreira no more held a high-ranking setting with the umpires board.
It is recommended Enriquez Negreira offered no documents showing he provided a solution to Barcelona because, as he informed Cadena SER, he was supplying spoken suggestions on just how gamers ought to act ahead of each referee they could encounter.
However, it is likewise claimed his child Javier Enriquez Romero, single manager of DASNIL 95 SL from 2004 till 2019 did supply technological records to Barcelona, according to club execs.
Pressed for remark, former Barcelona head of state Josep Maria Bartomeu recommended such records were currently being supplied when he initially got to the club in 2003 which repayments were finished in 2018 as component of cost-cutting workouts.
A comparable variation of occasions has actually been shared by resources near to the Sandro Rosell management. But Joan Gaspart, head of state from 2000 till 2003, refuted any type of understanding, while present head of state Joan Laporta, that was likewise in workplace from 2003 till 2010, decreased to comment after that yet has because.
“After the information which has appeared in Cadena SER, it has to be said that Barcelona in the past had contracted the services of an external consultant for reports on players from youth categories of the Spanish state,” Laporta claimed.
“Along with this, this same external consultant gave refereeing advice, which is very usual at the big clubs, as has always been done. Indeed, we have this refereeing advice in-house now, in the club’s organisation chart it’s in the department of football with full normality.
“The news surprises me, it’s not a coincidence that it’s come out now. I want to communicate that any tendentious interpretation that insinuates things that are not right will receive a proportional and adequate response from the club. So we reserve all the actions we need to defend Barcelona’s honour and its interests.”
A declaration from the club shared a comparable description regarding the club’s settlement for records.
The Technical Committee of Referees shows up to have actually taken a much more dark sight of the noticeable partnership in between Barcelona as well as Enriquez Negreira.
“The CTA wants to make it clear that Mr Enriquez Negreira has not been part of any federative structure since 2018,” their declaration checked out.
“The CTA deplores behaviours that could violate its ethics code. No active referee or member of the CTA bodies may carry out any work that is likely to constitute a conflict of interest.
“The CTA is making itself available to authorities to offer its full collaboration with any type of information it can provide.”
Enriquez Negreira has actually informed Cadena SER he never ever favoured Barcelona by any means as well as firmly insisted to the tax obligation firm that what he did was‘always neutral’ But he has actually likewise confessed he solely recommended Barcelona, instead of collaborating with a number of clubs in comparable methods.
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