Todibo Preferred to play in the Barcelona


The reason by which Todibo chose to the Barça in place of to the Juventus

Published:11/01/2019 - 13:33h

Updated:11/01/2019 - 13:33h

Recently, the FC Barcelona confirmed of official way that Jean-Clair Todibo would dress of Barcelona during the next seasons. The French player will arrive to cost zero the next month of July to reinforce the defence

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The past Tuesday, the FC Barcelona did official the signing of Jean-Clair Todibo, head office of the Toulouse that will arrive free when it finish the present season. To his 19 years, is a clear bet of future after descartarse practically in his whole to Matthijs of Ligt, that was the option prioritaria for the defence but that had a cost inasumible.

The French player was a big opportunity of market since, to his big projection of future, it was necessary to add the possibility of ficharle free. All this did not happen unobserved for other big European clubs like the Juventus of Turín, that tried to convince him. Bruno Satin, representative of the defence, spoke on this in statements to

The agent of Todibo explained the reasons of the decision of the new signing culé: "Jean-Clair is very happy with the election that has done, could not have chosen at all better. It has chosen to the Barça by his history. It is a big club. Of boy dreamed with playing in the Barça. It has not been an election by money but by the emotion that causes. Besides, in comparison with other teams that wanted him in the Barça have more options to be headline".

Besides, Satin remembered that Todibo had offers of "the Juventus and the Leipzig", to what added that "in fact, gathered me even with the Juventus since they were very interested in the player. At the end it was he the one who wanted to play in the Barça because will have more opportunities. In the Juventus there is big defences and would have to expect more".

Another of the subjects that treated the representative of Todibo was the one of his conditions, aventurándose to say that it will finish playing of midfield player. "It remembers me a lot to Desailly because in the future also will be able to play in the midfield. Desailly Was a monster physically, Todibo is more athletic, more dynamic. I am safe that it will begin like defender, but in the future will play to a big level like mediocampista", sentenced.

Todibo, a defence of 'profile Barça'

Jean-Clair Todibo is a defence that gathers the ideal conditions of the profile of central defence that looked for the technical office headed by Éric Abidal: it is a player very corpulento, with good technician to take out the balloon played from the defensive line, with a spectacular aerial game and very agile of movements in spite of his 190 centimetres of height.

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