Franck Kessié during the friendly against Arsenal


The 'real' reason that prompted Franck Kessié's departure from Barça

Published:27/09/2023 - 13:43h

Updated:27/09/2023 - 13:43h

New information ensures that Xavi made the decision to dispense with the services of Franck Kessié during the pre-season tour due to 'the fault' of a 'jewel' at La Masia

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Xavi Hernández and the sportive direction of the FC Barcelona did a partial reconstruction of the staff during the market veraniego. The technician transmitted his feelings and reaffirmed his posture to need new footballers that gave him more depth to the team to struggle by all the titles, between them the League of Champions.

One of the movements that did the club was the one of Franck Kessié, the one who landed free in 2022 and finished changing of airs course to Saudi Arabia in return of 12.5 million euros. The marfileño had left very good feelings inside the plantel, although a new information of the newspaper 'SPORT' ensures that his exit had a reason further of the economic.

Xavi bet by the house

And it is that Xavi would have taken the decision during turns it of pre-season by the United States when knowing the big potential that had the canterano Fermín López. It was his big performance in the trainings and preparatory parties what promoted the course of the African, further of the 'substantial' offer that did the To the-Ahli to convince him to join to the Saudi Professional League.

The destellos of quality and polivalencia of the footballer of the inferior of the Barcelona allowed that the trainer took the final decision and communicated it in the dispatches so that they gave step to the negotiations with the club of Half Orient. A decision that already is surrendering his fruits and noticed this Tuesday in the party in front of the Mallorca, where marked the so much of the equality in the second half.

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