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Barcelona announce board changes amid crisis

La Liga giants Barcelona have moved to restructure their board after last week's resignation of six directors in protest of how the club was being run. Two of the club's four vice presidents namely, Emili Rousaud and Enrique Tombas were among the lot that announced their resignation in a letter to fans that was published in Spanish media on Friday. The likes of directors Josep Pont, Jordi Calsamiglia, Silvio Elias and Maria Texidor also joined them. The departing directors criticized how a social media scandal was handled by the club and expressed doubts about the board's ability to handle the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic which has led to a 70% reduction pay cut for players. Meanwhile, Barcelona disclosed that the board had approved the appointment of Jordi Moix as vice pres...