Pique reacts to Negreira case: Barca haven’t paid referees
The defender has shared his views
Former Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has been speaking concerning the refereeing scandal that’s at present engulfing the Catalan giants.
The Catalans are accused of paying Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira, the previous vice-president of the Technical Committee of Referees (CTA), however Pique says the allegations don’t make any sense.
“I’m putting my hand in the fire because Barça hasn’t paid the referees. If you want to buy a referee, it’s as easy as giving him an envelope,” he mentioned.
“You don’t go to a vice president of the Technical Committee of Referees. It doesn’t have any logic. From here. we are used to conspiracies and campaigns.”
Pique additionally defended his workforce’s performances in the course of the time span in query and made it clear Barcelona actually didn’t want any assist from the match officers on the time.
“As much as they want to mess it up, it’s such a golden age… it’s not what we won but how it was won,” he added.
“They can review everything. We were very, very superior. We did not depend on the referees. It’s true that the Prosecutor’s Office is involved, but I trust the club.”
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Barcelona have come out strongly in current days towards the allegations. Pique’s phrases comply with on from Joan Laporta yesterday who mentioned he’s wanting ahead to confronting the “scoundrels” who’re attempting to break Barcelona.