Eric Abidal

Eric Abidal

Eric Abidal

  • Date of Birth: 11 September 1979
  • Birthplace: Saint-Genis-Laval, Saint-Genis-Laval, France
  • Position: Left back

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      Xavi opens up on why he turned down Barcelona job

      Former Barcelona midfield star Xavi Hernandez has broken his silence as to why he turned down the chance to become the club’s new coach. After Ernesto Valverde was sacked last weekend, the 39-year-old looked to be in pole-position to replace him and many people were surprised when the Catalan giants opted for Real Betis tactician Quique Setien.

      Xavi makes Barcelona play the waiting game as Valverde exit looms large

      As the pressure mounts on FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde, the favourite to replace him on the bench at the Camp Nou has ruled himself out, for now.

      Barcelona meet Serie A club for the transfer of Todibo

      According to Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona are planning to sell Jean-Clair Todibo as they have held talks with AC Milan over a possible transfer move.

      Barcelona want to sign Chelsea defender next summer

      Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidal is keen on acquiring the services of defender Andreas Christensen from Chelsea when the season comes to a close.

      Barcelona chief hints at Lautaro Martinez transfer move

      Barcelona director of football Eric Abidal has hinted that the club could make a move for striker Lautaro Martinez in the coming months. The Nou Camp giants are weighing up a 80 million euro transfer move for the Inter Milan attacker.

      Samuel Umtiti makes Arsenal transfer decision

      French centre-back Samuel Umtiti is said to have no plans of parting ways with Barcelona amid the speculated interest from Arsenal.

      Arsenal in surprise talks to sign Barcelona centre-back?

      Arsenal director of football Raul Sanllehi has reportedly opened discussions with Barcelona chief Eric Abidal over a possible move for Samuel Umtiti in the summer.

      Barcelona switch attention to 2 La Liga players for January transfer, one at €35m clause

      Thomas Vermaelen suffered an injury during the international break and will be out of action for six weeks as he joins Samuel Umtiti in Barcelona’s treatment room. Today’s edition of Mundo Deportivo claims the Belgian’s latest setback and the French defender’s physical situation has seen the Blaugrana track centre-backs for the January transfer window.

      Barcelona monitor Lille's Nicolas Pepe

      Eric Abidal continues to scour Ligue 1 in the hope of finding talented prospects for bargain prices.

      Paul Pogba open to future Barcelona move

      Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has reportedly held a secret meeting with Barcelona with a view to a future move to the Camp Nou.

      Is Marcos Alonso the next Eric Abidal?

      Marcos Alonso has been likened to French and Barcelona legend Eric Abidal and Mundo Deportivo has identified him as a player Barcelona should prioritize in the summer transfer window.

      French club president: Arsenal target can leave in the summer

      Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has insisted that he will not come in the way of Alexandre Lacazette's potential exit in the summer transfer window.

      Eric Abidal completes Olympiakos move

      In an interesting turn of events, former Barcelona star has completed a move to Greek club Olympiakos, two days after signing a one-year contract extension with his current club Monaco.

      Eric Abidal disappointed with Barcelona treatment

      France international Eric Abidal believes that he has been handed a harsh deal by Barcelona this summer when the Catalans decided not to renew his contract.

      Barcelona sporting director content with squad

      Barcelona sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta has confirmed that he is extremely satisfied with the current squad after the transfer window drew to a close.

      Monaco Seals Abidal Deal

      AS Monaco have finally completed the signing of former Barcelona defender, Eric Abidal. Abidal has penned a three year deal with his former club Monaco.

      Pep to rival Man Utd for Alcantara's Signature

      The New Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola is hoping to beat Manchester United’s interest in the race to sign Barcelona starlet Thiago Alcantara who he has good relations with.

      Eric Abidal agent rules out Arsenal move

      Barcelona defender Eric Abidal will never move to Arsenal, according to the player's agent. The French left back had been linked with a loan move to the Emirates for two months, but instead signed a new contract at the Nou Camp.

      Eric Abidal to quit Barcelona next summer

      Popular Barcelona defender Eric Abidal could be set to quit the Nou Camp next summer, as talks over a new contract appear to have stalled. The Frenchman wants a two or three year deal, but Barca are only offering one year contracts to the defender.

      Abidal to extend Barcelona contract

      Barcelona left-back Eric Abidal is expected to sign a contract extension after reaching an agreement with the club in a meeting on Thursday.