Ilaix Moriba In a training of the Barça B / Image: Twitter Official FCB


Barça 'punishes' Ilaix without playing with B until he renews

Published:23/07/2021 - 15:04h

Updated:23/07/2021 - 15:04h

Ilaix Moriba will not be in the debut in this preseason of FC Barcelona B. The subsidiary faces L'Escala this Friday and the midfielder is not on the squad list. The club will not allow him to play even with the subsidiary until he renews

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Ilaix Moriba Was one of the big disclosures of the FC Barcelona​ the past season. Although anybody expected him because of his age and to the competition that there was in the midfield, the canterano stood out and won a gap in the first team. In fact, along the 2021 Ronald Koeman​ decided to use him like first alternative to the headlines in the centre of the field by in front of Miralem Pjanic and of Riqui Puig.

By this reason, in principle, expected that the international in inferior categories of Spain was one more in the first team this campaign that comes. It is of the like of the trainer, that at all times has defended him, and whenever it has played has surrendered, by what deportivamente there were not doubts. However, it finish agreement in 2022 and his renewal is still in the air. Until it do not concretise , the Barça has decided that the one of Conakri was not in dynamics of the first staff.

The midfield player has not initiated the pre-season with the greater, that was what expected , and for now is training with the filial. The Hispanic-African has been 'punished' by the club like measure of pressure so that his representatives recess his pretences to the hour to renew. Thus, everything indicated that Moriba went to play with the B until it solved his future, but from the club have decided that not even it play with the second team to follow presionándole.

The filial plays this Friday his first friendly of the preparation and Ilaix will not be neither in the field neither in the bench. The young footballer is not summoned and will see the duel from the terracing or from his house. In the Barcelona have very clear that will not slacken and that the mediocampista will not play neither with the B neither with the first staff until it accept to renew. A very hard measure of the blaugrana, that go to be inflexibles regarding this subject, since they do not like at all the forms of the agents of the African.

The Barça no descarta sell to Ilaix

For the moment, the postures between the entity and the representatives of Ilaix follow moved away, by what can not descartar that the Barça decide to sell him so that it do not leave free in 2022. In this sense, Chelsea and Manchester City would be attentive to his situation and could finish doing an offer by him if the culés put him in the market. It will be necessary to see if Moriba bears the pressure or if it yields and finishes renewing by the Barcelona, that is what the club expects to achieve.

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