Barcelona manager Xavi pays tribute to departing Jordi Alba

Xavi has paid tribute to Jordi Alba in his farewell ceremony.

This campaign Barcelona fans has seen legends Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba announce their departures.

This definitely marks an end of an era for the Catalan giants as Alba and Busquets will be leaving at the end of their contracts next month.

This weekend’s away against Celta Viga at Camp Nou would be his last home game for the Blaugrana.


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“He’s a heart with legs, he has a giant heart. He helped a lot to get me back to Barça and I’m very grateful. I congratulate you, your career has been extraordinary,” Xavi said.

“And when I think of Jordi Alba, a smile comes to mind. I love him very much and I’ve learned a lot from him.”

Manager Xavi has confirmed Barcelona would not sign a replacement and would continue with Alejandro Balde and Marcos Alonso at left-back for next season.


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