Official Statement of RCD Espanyol de Barcelona, S.A.D
On account of recent official news about the acquisition of a significant number of shares of RCD Espanyol by Chinese company Rastar Group, the Board of Directors wishes to state as follows:
1. We welcome the interest of the company and its president, Chen Yansheng, showed towards our Club and their commitment to strengthen the organization and the feeling of thousands of Espanyol supporters.
2. As reiterated for a long time, we are convinced about our potential growth at all levels of the organization and the decision of Rastar Group confirms that the club has to keep working as usual for financial stabilization and continuous improvement of our economic, social and sporting project.
3. We are sure that the new situation regarding the corporate shareholder will bring progress to the club at all levels. A desire that we are confident that with the will of all Espanyol fans is to build a brighter future and stronger economy which will eventually culminate in sports and institutional enhancement for which we have worked since our arrival to our new stadium back in 2009.
Board of directors of RCD Espanyol