Leo Messi meets Jordi Mestre

Leo Messi meets Jordi Mestre / PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

Jordi Mestre, who was named by the Board of Directors as the new vice-president of the Athletic Area of FC Barcelona on Friday, dropped by this afternoon’s training session ahead of tomorrow’s Cup tie against Levante. Mestre was accompanied by Andoni Zubizarreta, director of football. After the session the vice-resident met with Tata Martino and the players.

Mestre’s post was director of youth football, Barça B, and women’s football before he succeeded Club President Josep Maria Bartomeu as the Club’s Athletic Area vice-president.