In one other restructuring transfer following the humiliating loss to Bayern Munich, Barcelona on Tuesday ended its contract with former participant Éric Abidal, who as sports activities director clashed with Lionel Messi this 12 months.
Barcelona mentioned the membership and Abidal “have reached an settlement for the ending of the contract that united the 2 events.”
“The membership would publicly prefer to thank Éric Abidal for his professionalism, dedication, dedication and the shut and optimistic nature of his relationship with all features of the blaugrana household,” Barcelona mentioned.
Messi hit again on the sports activities director in February after Abidal publicly criticized the gamers’ efforts.
Messi used his Instagram account to publish a textual content attacking Abidal for his criticism and saying the previous participant and different membership administrators ought to take duty for his or her latest choices.
Messi and Abidal had been teammates till the Frenchman left the membership in 2013.
Barcelona fired coach Quique Setién on Monday, three days after the 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich within the Champions League quarterfinals. The membership has additionally referred to as for brand spanking new presidential elections in March, and introduced “profound modifications to the primary crew” and a “wide-ranging” restructuring of the membership.
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