Tears will be shed as Barcelona’s season draws to an end and they bid farewell to Jordi Alba and Sergio Busquets, two more legends
Both members of the captaincy quadrant are anticipated to leave the team at the conclusion of the current campaign. Gerard Pique, who decided to end his playing career midway through the season, has already been said goodbye.
Busquets subsequently made his exit public despite Barcelona having offered him a one-year extension based on Xavi’s requests. The team wanted him to stay for at least another season because there were no obvious substitutes in the lineup.
Even though his contract is valid through the following season, Alba continued. The seasoned defender, who this season lost his starting left-back spot to Alejandro Balde, likely does not want to spend his final two seasons of elite football as a sub.
When Celta Vigo visits the Camp Nou for the second-to-last game of the 2022–23 season, memorial services for both players will be held before the final home game of the year. According to Mundo Deportivo, Lionel Messi has been invited by Barcelona to the ceremony because he played with the two for the majority of his career.
Along with two farewell videos created by Barcelona, both players are anticipated to start the game and receive a guard of honour from their teammates. Regarding Messi’s participation, PSG’s match against Strasbourg is on July 27, so ideally the Barcelona legend may get approval from the team to attend Barcelona’s match on July 28.
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