Real Madrid will appear in the ‘Negreira case’ as an injured party if the complaint from the Prosecutor’s Office is admitted for processing, a decision made after the meeting this Sunday of the Board of Directors of the white club, which showed its “deep concern about the seriousness of the facts” in an official statement.
“Real Madrid expresses its deep concern about the seriousness of the events and reiterates its full confidence in the action of justice and has agreed that In defense of their legitimate interests, they will appear in the procedure as soon as the judge opens it to the injured parties.“, said the Madrid entity in the letter.
The decision has been made after the Board of Directors became aware of “serious accusations” made by the Prosecutor’s Office of Barcelona against FC Barcelona, two of its presidents, Josep Maria Bartomeu and Sandro Rosell, and the former directors Albert Soler and Oscar Grau, “on the basis of potential crimes, among others, of corruption in the sports fieldwithin the framework of the relations established by the Barcelona club with the former vice-president of the Technical Committee of Referees, José María Enríquez Negreira“.
On Friday, the Prosecutor’s Office presented a dpronounces against FC Barcelona and its former presidents, as well as against Negreira himself and former directors Grau and Soler. The Prosecutor’s Office accuses them of having allegedly committed the crimes of corruption between individuals in the sports field, unfair administration and documentary falsification. The complaint has been filed with the Investigating Court 1 of Barcelona, which has already received a complaint by referee Xavier Estrada Fernández against Negreira and his son Javier Enríquez Romero for these facts.
However, the Prosecutor’s Office leaves out of its complaint Enríquez Romero, what was it sole administrator of the company of Negreira DASNIL 95 SLbecause it has not been proven that “he knew and shared his father’s purpose”.
On February 21, the professional clubs of LaLiga, with the exception of FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, expressed their “rejection” and his rejection of the alleged payments to Negreirawhile LaLiga warned that it would act “firmly”.