Three c andidates namely Joan Laporta, Victor Font and Toni Freixa will contest Barcelona’s presidential election, the club announced on Thursday.
The three qualified for the elections after achieving the required validated signatures. Laporta, a former president between 2003 and 2010, received the most signatures, followed by Font and Freixa.
Another candidate Emili Rousaud withdrew his bid earlier on Thursday during the validation process.
The outcome of the election will have huge implications on the future of Lionel Messi, whose contract expires in the summer.
The election is scheduled to take place on January 24.