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Barcelona denied that former president Sandro Rosell illegally bought a liver for former French defender Eric Abidal.
Abidal, 38, now technical secretary of the club, was spotted in 2012 a tumor was found in his liver.
Reports in Spain claim that Rosell, who was arrested for money laundering in 2017, bought the organ.
Barcelona says that they "outright deny any irregularity in the matter".
The application was also rejected by Abidal and the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, where the player underwent the operation.
Barcelona added: "The club is saddened by the lack of rigor in disseminating such information on such a sensitive topic."
A spokesman for the Catalan Ministry of Justice told BBC Sport the "alleged illegal purchase of an organ" was closed at no cost earlier this year.
The Spanish National Transplant Organization said that an investigation launched with the hospital and the Catalan Transplant Organization has shown that donation and transplantation with legislation current and common clinical protocols.
Abidal, who spent six seasons at Camp Nou, returned to Barcelona in April 2013 before joining Monaco three months later.
Last week, a Spanish court ruled that Rosell, who is in detention, will be tried on charges of money laundering involving the sale of television rights for Brazil's matches.
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