Íñigo Martínez, Pique’s successor at Barça?
According to Sport, FC Barcelona has already chosen Gerard Pique’s replacement, but only for next season. The lucky winner would be Íñigo Martínez, at the end of his contract with Athletic Bilbao. The Catalan club have been in talks for several months with the 31-year-old Basque defender, who has known only one other club in his career: Real Sociedad until 2018.
FC Barcelona would not intend to sign Íñigo Martínez for the month of January. The idea would be to hire him without transfer compensation during the upcoming summer transfer window.
Big surprise, Pique announces his retirement!
In a video posted on his social networks, Gerard Piqué announces the end of his career! He explains that he will play his last match at Camp Nou on Saturday with FC Barcelona.
“I always said that after Barça, there would be no other team, and it will be like that,” he announces.
“Since I was little I didn’t want to be a footballer, I wanted to be a Barça player (…) now that this boy’s dreams have come true, it’s time to complete this circle. I’ve always said that after the Barca, there will be no other team and that’s how it will be. This Saturday will be my last game at Camp Nou.”
Bellerin wants to extend at Barça
Recruited for only one season, Hector Bellerin would see himself staying longer at Barça. Back in his training club, the side confirmed his wish with Radio Catalunya.
“I want to extend with Barça, I’m happy,” said the defender in comments relayed by Sport.
And the 27-year-old Spaniard clarified: “Football is neither black nor white, there are a lot of conditions that can affect it. There have been a lot of signings this summer, a lot of injuries. It’s a project that requires time It is normal that it takes time to produce results. […] There is enthusiasm and things done well take time. We trust Xavi 100%.”
OM already facing a new construction site
Beaten on Tuesday by Tottenham (2-1) and eliminated from all European competition, OM will want to react and take advantage of the next transfer window to make some changes to their workforce. It will be necessary to sell beforehand in particular Gerson who is no longer in the game and whose relationship with Igor Tudor is complex. Marseille will activate to find him a way out.
Welcome to the RMC Sport website to follow live commented on the latest information and rumors related to the transfer window. If the next window, winter, will open on January 1st, the clubs are already busy for the adjustments during the season but also for the next exercise.