Pere Guardiola, as Chief Executive Officer of Girona Football Group and a new Girona FC investor with City Football Group, met with the media interested in the Catalan club to give his presentation. Guardiola was accompanied by Ferran Soriano, CEO of City Football Group, Girona FC’s other new investor, Delfí Geli and Nacho Mas-Bagà, President and Managing Director of Girona FC, respectively.
After an in-depth explanation of the acquisition process, Pere Guardiola was very clear in stating that the new owners’ intentions are "to work with the people of the club, the city and the province” and expressed his desire "to encounter the right formula to thank the small shareholders whose assistance was so important some years ago at a difficult time in the Club’s history".
Pere demonstrated his conviction that "our fans will see tangible benefits of this investment in the weeks, months and years to come", and went on to highlight "the importance of building a new Sport City" and "the desire to reach an agreement with the City Council for the concession of Montilivi stadium and adapt it to the requirements of a First Division club".
Finally, Guardiola expressed his "absolute confidence" in coach Pablo Machin and head of the Football Department Quique Carcel and finished with unstinting message of praise saying: "We are in First Division thanks to them".