🇪🇸 Breaking: Barcelona offcials arrested during club office search
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🇪🇸 Breaking: Barcelona offcials arrested during club office search

News out of north east Spain reports that officials at FC Barcelona have been charged over items found at the club’s headquarters.

According to the BBC, the club’s looming presidential election has begun with a financial scandal.

“Catalan police say they have made several arrests after searching the offices of Spanish side Barcelona. The number of arrests made and the identity of those involved have not yet been confirmed," the BBC posted.

“The police operation was conducted on Monday after an investigation into financial issues at Barcelona,” the report added.

Additionally, while the club elections take place on Sunday, former president Josep Bartomeu raised eyebrows when he resigned four months ago.

“The club's presidential elections take place on Sunday after their previous president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, announced his resignation in October,” the BBC concluded.

Meanwhile, Ronald Koeman’s side are five points behind La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid after 24 of 38 games played.

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