BARCELONA 5-0 ESPANYOL

“Bartomeu, resign”, sing the Barcelona fans at the Camp Nou

The Barcelona supporters in the Camp Nou showed their displeasure with the club President Josep María Bartomeu just after Suárez scored
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Gradas del Camp Nou.
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In the last few minutes of Barcelona's 5-0 rout of Espanyol at the Camp Nou, the huge division between the supporters and the club's bosses became apparent. Just after Luis Suárez made it 5-0, a large proportion of the fans in the ground began to chant: "Bartomeu, resign" at Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu, who was sat in the president's box.

Bartomeu at the Camp Nou

Angry chants against Bartomeu

The chant didn't spread to every part of the Camp Nou, but it was loud and focused. Not even the thrashing of their city rivals could calm the rage of the Barcelona fans who are fed up and want change at the top of their club.

Motion of no confidence in Barcelona president

And before the match, Agustí Benedito, who is leading the campaign against Bartomeu, was collecting signatures of club members demanding a motion of no confidence in the president. According to the club he has until 19 September to collect 16,570 signatures