The Prosecutor's Office is considering whether to reopen the investigation of Abidal's liver

Éric Abidal and Sandro Rosell

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Éric Abidal and Sandro Rosell, in a file photo.

The Office of the Prosecutor of Barcelona study if it asks to reopen the investigation for the alleged purchase of a liver for former FC Barcelona player Eric Abidal by the then president of the club, Sandro Rosell, and that the magistrate of the Court of Instruction 28 of Barcelona filed at the beginning of the year.

Sources from the Prosecutor's Office have explained to Europa Press that it is being studied, following the provisional filing of the case that was based on a telephone “puncture” to Rosell, investigated by the National Court for alleged money laundering.

As reported by the Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia (TSJC), the court conducted proceedings “that did not allow to define or criminal offense or the alleged author or authors”, so, with a favorable report from the Office of the Prosecutor, it was agreed to file the proceedings about the transplant to Abidal in 2012 to overcome a cancer.

A judge of the civil registry of Barcelona authorized the transplant of liver 'in vivo' to ex-footballer Eric Abidal after validating all the documentation presented by the Hospital Clínic, which included the passport number of the athlete's cousin, who was his donor, although not a copy of it.

According to sources from the Hospital Clínic to EFE, the judge All the submitted documentation was considered correct, including a report from the ethics committee of the health center, mandatory in all transplants performed among living persons.

The protocol also includes that donor and recipient have to declare before the judge that there is no financial compensation in the middle.

For its part, the director of the National Transplant Organization (ONT), Beatriz Domínguez-Gil, has asked for “prudence” at the time of anticipating “something is wrong” in the transplant of former journalist Eric Abidal, although he has said that the review of the procedure has been activated because “the listeners are the listeners”.

“We are not going to be satisfied with the situation as it is”, said Dominguez-Gil, in an interview with Efe, after yesterday a report revealed that in the police eavesdropping to which former Barcelona-born Sandro Rosell was subjected, he commented that “they bought an illegal liver” from Abidal.


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