“To me, the players we’ve signed this summer are investments not expenses. And our existing players understand this perfectly. The brand new signings adjust their salaries to the brand new structure that we’ve created and all we ask is the present squad, where possible, do the identical.
“People outside the club haven’t got all the data. We’ve got to act this fashion or the club will probably disappear. We should not risking the club. Quite the opposite. I like Barcelona. So you possibly can imagine, I do not take any decisions that risk the long run of the club and our 122 years of history.
“It should be very difficult for anyone to break the club with me as president because I’m here to guard Barcelona. We’ve got been so brave during difficult times and I do know the fans consider in us. I feel the arrogance and trust of the fans and what I would like to do is bring back the splendorous times from my first period as president.”