Barcelona icon Jordi Alba has criticized the club for agreeing to sell him to Inter when the 33-year-old wants to stay at the club. Blaugrana, Where it has been for a decade. The veteran defender has had a tough start to the season, with coach Xavi Hernandez routinely selecting young talent Alejandro Balde recently. league matches.
The Spanish giants openly sought to offload him in the summer transfer window, and came close to sending him to Inter, only for the Italians to deny any deal between them.
Speaking at an adidas promotional event (via sports), the experienced defender ignored links to a potential exit from the Camp Nou.
“I can tell you that I have always thought of staying at Barcelona, I see myself qualified to stay here for the remaining years on my contract.”
He went on to tease Barcelona’s handling of the proceedings.
“You have shown a lot of dedication to the club and my teammates. In the end, the decision is up to Nahas, they understand what they are. There are many vested interests, but I will never go into this issue. I am 100% committed and that is it. I would like to tell you more but I will not I’m going into this matter.”
Alba was clearly not a fan of how Barcelona unknowingly contacted Inter in order to transfer the loan, however it was disrupted as the transfer window approached.
“It’s not about whether it seems fair or not, the situation is what it is. Ultimately, I think everyone acts as they want, and in that sense I can’t tell you how to act. I’m a guy who likes to do things honestly. I like to go with Everyone. Everyone doesn’t like it, but I like it. I can’t say anything else. I think things can be handled better, but nothing surprises me anymore with everything I’ve seen in football.”
Alba’s contract is valid until the summer of 2024, as he looks to complete his five-year contract after he last extended it in February 2019. He has 433 appearances for the team. Blaugrana.