Friday, November 6, 2009

Rosell writing second book

Catalan sports paper Sport claims that Barcelona presidential candidate Sandro Rosell is planning a new book.

Rosell, who is said to be preparing his candidacy in silence, would have almost finalized his team of directors and keeps on talking with Barcelona club members to know more about their wishes. The latter has been confirmed to this blog by people involved in those talks.

The new book of Rosell would be published around the time of the day of Sant Jordi, a Catalan holiday - similar to Valentine's Day - when the girl receives a rose and the boy receives a book, on 23 April. In Rosell's strategy it would be seen an appetizer ahead of the election campaign.

The book would be a rare joint effort by RBA and Planeta, two of Spain's biggest publishing houses. This blog reported last month that Ricardo Rodrigo, chairman of the RBA Group, is among the people rumoured to possibly be part of Rosell's board (read more

In April of the year 2006, less than one year after he left the club (read more here), Rosell released a first book entitled "Benvingut al món real" (Welcome to the real world), a management and sports marketing book that includes the story of his time as Barcelona sports vice-president from June 2003 to June 2005.

Read more:
Rosell worried about 'rich kid' image
Poll result: Will Rosell be the next president?
Rosell working on ethical code

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