Bartomeu claims that Setien will coach Barcelona next season in an interview with RAC1.
“Setien will continue to coach Barca and I am happy with the evolution of the team.” said Bartomeu.
“I have not considered resigning. On the contrary, it is time to get ready and work hard.
“Leo has said many times that he wants to retire at Barça. I have no doubt that he will retire at Barça. And not with me, but with another president.
“It’s evident that we have an obligation to renew Messi, the best player in history. He has many years of football left.
“I don’t know if I3Ventures had clients who were campaigning against independence. They did a job for Barcelona and did it well. There is still work to be done.
“No one has given any instructions to defame anyone. And the audit says that very clearly. The players know that. The report is very clear.
“Many of them [defamatory tweets] are fakes. It is very difficult to know who is behind it. I wish there was a regulation. I think the authorities should go one step further. But it has become clear here that Barça have not done anything wrong.
“”I’m very much in favor of the VAR and the club are as well, but today it seems to me that the application of the VAR isn’t fair and that it’s even less so since the return of football.”