Manchester City defender Eric Garcia has always been destined to play for Barcelona.
However, the process for the transfer takes money and the player has been unable to make the switch. It has left him in an awkward position where he cannot play for either team as Pep is having repeatedly leave him out of the team – which is breaking his heart.
Asked about the centre-back’s situation, Guardiola said: “Eric Garcia is like a son. He was a guy last season that after lockdown was our best central defender. He never made a mistake and played in the quarter-final of the Champions League.
“He’s going to play in Barcelona and that is not an average player – he is a top player. He was not selected in the last two games and it broke my heart.
“That is why it is difficult for all the managers when you have a squad. You cannot imagine what it means.”
The defender has been extremely talented but made up his mind to leave for the Catalan giants last summer.
Since then Barcelona has gone through endless controversy and has been unable to sanction a move yet.
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