BARCELONA president Josep Maria Bartomeu has confirmed the La Liga leaders are considering playing outside of Spain should Catalonia gain independence which could see them trying to join the Premier League.
Over 90 per cent of people have voted for a referendum as the region is on course to become independent.
Barcelona fans chant outside Camp Nou during La Liga clash against Las Palmas on Catalonian Referendum day
However, violent clashes led to Barca’s league match against Las Palmas on Sunday to be played behind closed doors after violent clashes followed the vote.
And now he has revealed the Barcelona board will be discussing where the club play their football in the future, potentially leading to the club moving to one of Europe’s other leading leagues.
Speaking in a press release to explain the decision to play in front of an empty stadium on Sunday, he said: “Here at FC Barcelona we decided that we had to take some kind of measure to show our indignation to the world.
“There were many matters at stake and we discussed these with the different departments of the club: directors, executive, coaches and players.
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He added: “What we witnessed in our country yesterday was inadmissible.
“We demand respect for the people of Catalonia and we shall once again stand alongside its legitimate representatives.
“We Catalans have won the right to be heard.”