Barcelona president Sandro Rosell is to resign in the wake of a Spanish court's decision to investigate the signing of Brazilian striker Neymar last year.
Barcelona sense there is a coordinated campaign to stop Lionel Messi winning this year's Ballon d'Or for a fifth successive year.
The links between Sandro Rosell and Ricardo Teixeira, the disgraced former head of the Brazilian Football Confederation, could yet come back to haunt the Barcelona president.
The decision to stop the practice of allowing young children to attend matches for free, has not gone down well with Barcelona fans.
Sandro Rosell flew back to Barcelona from Glasgow to the welcome news that critics have withdraw a proposal for a vote of no confidence in the club president.
Champions of Spain for the fourth time in five years, admired and envied in equal measure, and yet not everyone is happy with the regime running Barcelona at the moment.
Ricardo Teixeira has made a flying visit back to Brazil just as his old friend, Barcelona president Sandro Rosell, faced new controversy over his own financial involvement with the CBF.