Rosell also says the club have done nothing wrong in the Neymar negotiations, but claims that confidentiality is also important in football.
"This has been an unpleasant time for my family and that's why I have decided to tender by irrevocable resignation as president of FC Barcelona," he reveals.
As expected, Josep Maria Bartomeu takes over and agrees to continue with the same project until 2016.
"I want to encourage the socios
to continue supporting us in future. All of our challenges are as valid as ever," he says. And he adds: "The future of the Camp Nou remains a priority - and we are playing for our future over the next few months."