The police spokesman said that the operation was underway at the Spanish football club, several arrests had been made.
A police operation is underway at the Barcelona football club and several arrests have been made, a police spokesperson said.
“We are currently carrying out an operation with agents of the financial crimes unit,” a police spokesperson told AFP news agency without specifying the number of arrests made or their number. identity.
The club have confirmed authorities are at the squad’s headquarters but have not provided further details.
The police operation comes less than a week before the presidential elections are held at the club.
Barcelona football club have been mired in political turmoil and debt caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
In October last year, Josep Maria Bartomeu resigned his post as club president with the board.