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Eric Abidal tearful in his exit from Barca

In a press conference to announce his departure from Barcelona, Eric Abidal couldn’t keep down his emotion: “I had two objectives: to fight to see my daughters grow up and be with my wife, and another to play again. I would have liked to have stayed and played on but the club saw it differently and I have to respect their decision.”

“It’s a very difficult day for me. I have played for Barça for six years and it’s been the biggest experience of my life. I’ve had some wonderful teammates, the best in the world. I’ve learned a lot, thanks to the managers who put their faith in me and to the doctors and physios who helped me through the difficult times.” he said, choking back tears. Continue reading Eric Abidal tearful in his exit from Barca

Eric Abidal and Barca agree to part ways

Barcelone/Glasgow Rangers- C1Both sides between Barcelona and Eric Abidal will reach a mutual agreement not to renew his contract. Next week there will be a joint press conference to explain the agreement.

Today Eric Abidal’s future became much more clearer. And everything indicates that he will not remain a player for FC Barcelona. The French player and his agent, David Venditelli, held a meeting on Tuesday with Andoni Zubizarreta, sporting director of Barça, and Josep Maria Bartomeu, sports vice president.

Following this meeting, the parties announced a press conference scheduled for next week in which they’ll appear together and where, predictably, they’ll announce a mutual agreement for Abidal to leave, whose contract ends in June.