Barcelona sack Eric Abidal as Sporting Director
Barcelona sack Eric Abidal as Sporting Director following an agreement to end his contract as sporting director of the football club
This is following the Catalan giants’, Barcelona FC humiliating defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
The club’s hugely disappointing season came to a crashing end as they were left embarrassed after they fell to an 8-2 thumping by Bayern in the quarter-finals of the UEFA champions league.
This means that the Barcelona football club have now finished the season without any silverware in the season
Barcelona FC decided to part ways with manager Quique Setien following the defeat, while it had also been expected that the sporting director, Eric Abidal would follow.
This development has now been confirmed by the club, FC Barcelona on their official website of the club.
The short statement from the club read:
“FC Barcelona and Éric Abidal have reached an agreement for the ending of the contract that united the two parties.
“The Club would publicly like to thank Éric Abidal for his professionalism, commitment, dedication and the close and positive nature of his relationship with all aspects of the blaugrana family.”
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