Jordi Alba in the match against Costa Rica


Barça will resume the 'exit operation' of Jordi Alba in January

Published:26/11/2022 - 16:38h

Updated:26/11/2022 - 16:38h

The FC Barcelona board of directors will resume dialogue with Jordi Alba to process his departure in January. The club wants to terminate his contract as soon as possible to lower the wage bill, although the winger remains firm in his intention to stay

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The FC Barcelona reotmará the 'operation gone out' of varied of his 'heavy weights' once culminate the World-wide. One of the distinguished in the door of exit culé is Jordi Alba, to the one who the directive already tried to convince him in August to leave . The side, however, keeps firm his posture to culminate his agreement and wants to withdraw in the Barça, possibly in 2024, already with 35 years.

For the one of L'Hospitalet, the beginning of season was quite complicated. For the first time from his arrival to Catalonia, the '18' lost the titularity in the left band and, together with the approach of the directive to force his exit, recién after confirming his presence in the announcement mundialista of Luis Enrique recovered the smile and the confidence to show that it still can compete in the elite.

Headline in the debut of The Red in the exhibition in front of Costa Rica (7-0), Alba took advantage of his minutes with a good performance in which it caused a penalti and added two assistances. In spite of the low level showed in the first month and half of the 2022/23 with the Barça, Jordi has recovered feelings and wait be important in the second stretch of the season with the ones of Xavi Hernández, further of the good level showed by Alejandro Balde and the presence of Marcos Alonso.

Nevertheless, the directive has clear his plans with the player of 33 years. The wage of the side (7.8 million net euros to the year) is one of the main obstacles for his permanence, although the defender has ensured that, for the moment, have not proposed him go down his index card. Jordi Alba renewed in 2019 to the end of the 2023/24 and has contested 12 parties in what it goes of season (828 minutes), with a pair of assistances.

Alba follows firm in his intention to remain

"I want to follow surrendering, remain me and withdraw me in the Boat. The day that do not notice me to surrender as it requires the club will be the first in raising the hand and go me", said to 'Sportive World' before the beginning of the World-wide. The managerial wanted to traspasarle to the Inter of Milan on the end of the market of summer, but the side denied categorically. In January will restart the dialogue between the parts, with the aim to advance his exit, at least, a year to be able to fichar new reinforcements.

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