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Barça is about to definitively turn a page in its history. This summer, the Catalans are expected to part ways with Gerard Piqué and Sergio Busquets. The two Spanish legends are the last players to have known the golden age of Pep Guardiola and marked the club for a long time, in particular with a historic six-fold in 2009. The midfielder has decided leave his team at the end of the season and would be tempted by an MLS experience. Even talks are on track with David Beckham’s Inter Miami.
🇺🇸 A Barça legend has decided to leave the club at the end of the season! https://t.co/MiFlhgK5dk
— Onze Mondial (@OnzeMondial) September 21, 2022
As far as the center-back is concerned, the situation is different. A key player in the team until last year, Gérard Piqué is having a difficult start to the season. Relegated to the bench by the arrivals of Jules Koundé and Andreas Christensen, the Spanish international had to make do with the crumbs, a situation that exasperated him. If he intended to stay and have a contract running through 2024, his playing time could improve his future. As indicated in Sports world, a clause in his lease indicates that if he participates in 35% of the meetings, the latter ends next June. At the rate he’s going, it’s hard to imagine Gérard Piqué continuing the adventure.
Íñigo Martínez to replace him
Above all because Barça has already advanced a lot in the name of his substitute. always according to Sports world, The Catalans have a principle of agreement with Íñigo Martínez. The Basque defender has been in the sights of the Blaugrana for several seasons. Already this summer, the club had tried to sign him after the difficulties encountered in Jules Koundé’s file. At the end of his contract next June, the Spanish international is a perfect opportunity for Barça, between his personal situation and his profile. The Athetic Bilbao defender would fill a gap in Xavi’s squad by becoming the group’s first left-footed centre-back.
Shakira opens up about their relationship
But the case of Gerard Hammered also speaks in the extrasportive plane. Precisely Shakira, his partner for many years, has released in an interview with Elle acid truths about his story and the separation from him…
“I can only say that I put everything I had into this relationship and into my family. I left my career in the background and came to Spain to support him so that he could play football and win titles. It was a sacrifice of love. I tried to hide our relationship situation in front of my children. I try to protect them, because it is my priority in life. But they hear things at school from their friends or come across unpleasant news online, and it affects them. I feel like this is all just a bad dream and that I’m going to wake up at some point. But no, it’s real. »
To sum up
Barça is expected to part ways with Gerard Piqué next June. If he does not participate in 35% of the club’s matches, the defender’s contract will end at the end of the season, while the normal is until 2024. While his ex-girlfriend Shakira was swinging her partner …