Targeted since his performance against Inter Milan, Gérard Piqué is no longer welcome at FC Barcelona, which is looking to part with it next summer.
The FC Barcelona is already going through a zone of turbulence in his season, despite an excellent debut in La Liga. Couldn’t do better than a draw ace at theInter Milan Wednesday in the Champions League, the Blaugrana no longer have their destiny in their hands and risk not seeing the round of 16 for the second consecutive season, a cataclysm for a club of this magnitude.
Pique vs Inter Milan 13/10/2022 – Biggest clown defender of the century? pic.twitter.com/90WJ29beaZ
– @MagicOfBarca backup (@MagicOfBarca_) October 13, 2022
And for two days, the name of Gerard Pique constantly comes up in debates. Author of a catastrophic performance against the Nerazzuri, the 35-year-old defender is at the heart of criticism from club fans but also from the Spanish press, who consider him well below the level required to be competitive in the premier competition.
— MARCA (@marca) October 14, 2022
Barca don’t want it anymore
As explained Brand this Friday, the leaders of Barça are looking at all costs to get rid of it next summer. The Spanish daily recalls that coach Xavi had spoken with number 3 this summer, explaining to him that he would only be the fifth choice in defense (behind Araujo, Koundé, Christensen or Éric Garcia).
Barça: Pique, the thunderclap? https://t.co/9iR3kfxnTs
— Sports.fr (@sports_fr) September 22, 2022
As a reminder, Pique’s contract in Catalonia runs until 2023 but he will be free next June if he doesn’t play 35% of the club’s matches this season.