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The end of Piqué in Barcelona? The player that would end his career in Barça

Spanish press reports on Tuesday that Barça wants to continue reinforcing their backline and has another target.

Piqué's time with Barcelona could be coming to an end.
Piqué's time with Barcelona could be coming to an end.

The president of FC Barcelona, Joan Laporta, revealed last Monday that the club has sold 25% of Barça Studios (the audiovisual production company) for 100 million to "socios.com". With such operations, the team from Barcelona is ready to go for more signings.

Apparently, Barça has not closed its market even after the arrival of Jules Koundé from Sevilla. The Spanish press reported that, at the request of coach Xavi Hernández, Joan Laporta will go for one more center back: Íñigo Martínez, a player from Athletic Club Bilbao. Barça's plans for the Spanish defender were to sign him for free next summer. However, the money that has entered the Blaugrana coffers would allow them to move for him in the current transfer market.

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According to information from Spanish media, Barcelona has already agreed to personal terms with Martínez. The agreement would be for the next four seasons, so Laporta only has to make arrangements with Athletic Club Bilbao.

At the Nuevo San Mamés they already know that Íñigo is not willing to renew his contract and nothing seems to change his mind. For that reason, the best option for the club would be to sell the defender while they can

The end of Gerard Pique in Barcelona?

If he arrives at the club this summer, he would also fight to earn a starting place or be one of the usual replacements for Xavi, who this season will have to think hard to assemble a squad leaving on the bench players who can be key. One of them would be none other than Gerard Piqué. According to the portal Don Balón, the Catalan defender would be very relegated from Xavi's plans for the 2022-23 season. Such a situation could make the player look for new horizons for his career.

Wilian Estrella

Journalist with more than 10 years of experience. Puma UNAM at heart. Fan of the most beautiful sport on the planet. I currently cover Liga MX, MLS, Premier League, Mexican National Team and USMNT. Always attentive to the latest world soccer news.+ info

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