- Date of Birth: 11 September 1979
- Birthplace: Saint-Genis-Laval, Saint-Genis-Laval, France
- Position: Left back
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FC Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidal admits club are waiting on Frenkie De Jong decision over transfer
to secure one of the most talented young players around, with Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola confessing last week that they had probably
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French centre-back Samuel Umtiti is said to have no plans of parting ways with Barcelona amid the speculated interest from Arsenal.
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.
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.
Eric Abidal continues to scour Ligue 1 in the hope of finding talented prospects for bargain prices.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has reportedly held a secret meeting with Barcelona with a view to a future move to the Camp Nou.
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.
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.
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.
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 Andoni Zubizarreta has confirmed that he is extremely satisfied with the current squad after the transfer window drew to a close.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Barcelona left-back Eric Abidal is expected to sign a contract extension after reaching an agreement with the club in a meeting on Thursday.
A report by Las Provincias claims that Catalan giants Barcelona are reportedly interested in Valencia left back Jordi Alba and are eyeing him as a possible replacement for Eric Abidal.
Eric Abidal will not be going to Juventus this summer, according to the player's agent. The French full back has been in sensational form for Barcelona this year.
FC Barcelona march into the finals of the Champions League after defeating Chelsea in a thrilling encounter, thanks to an Andres Iniesta thunder drive in the dying minutes of the stoppage time. Although luck favoured Chelsea reducing Barca to ten men, their perseverance paid off in the end.
Barcelona and France defender Eric Abidal has insisted he is looking forward to staying at the Catalan giants despite rumours linking him with a move to the Premiership. Liverpool were reportedly ready to offer £7 million for Abidal.
French defender Eric Abidal has admitted that he does not know whether his future is at the Catalan side after Pep Guardiola was brought to the club. Abidal has been linked with Man City and Liverpool this summer.