Bartomeu was quick to reject the notion that the club is in a bad position, as he insisted that off-pitch revenue will see them through this difficult period.
“No. Not at all. No club in the world earns more. We’re different to other clubs that only have ticketing or television rights.
“We have the schools, the museum… the stoppage hits us more than others but we will also be quicker to get back on track.
“Barça have done the same as many clubs with the players: Bayern, Juventus, Lyon, Atletico… and many more will follow.”