The eleven clubs that own the Euroleague will meet this Monday in person in Barcelona to discuss the economic management of the maximum continental competition and the convenience or not of keeping as CEO Jordi Bertomeu, who has led the organization since its founding in 2000.
The main point of this club meeting is the aspiration of most proprietary clubs to have a much more intense control over economic management of the competition because they consider that Bertomeu does not offer them enough information or consult them what it should with respect to the finances of the ECA (Euroleague Commercial Assets).
Two weeks ago seven clubs met secretly in Athens to create a common front. Maccabi
Tel Aviv, Olympiacos, Panathinaikos, CSKA Moscow, Zalgiris, Armani milan Y Anadolu efes Not only did they show their discomfort with Bertomeu’s management, but they sent him seven letters to block his automatic renewal in May as CEO of the Euroleague.
The three Spanish teams have not joined this front (Real Madrid, Barça Y Baskonia), who were not invited to the Athens meeting, nor the Fenerbahçe Turkish. According to the Encestando website, the three ACB clubs met on Friday in Barcelona to share their positions, although it seems that they will continue to be the main support for Bertomeu at the meeting that today will hold the Board.