After the recent departure of Sergio Busquets, another long-serving player has decided to bid farewell to FC Barcelona. Jordi Alba, the experienced left-back, will be leaving the club at the end of the season with immediate effect. This news, reported by renowned journalist Fabrizio Romano, marks the end of an 11-year journey for Alba at Barcelona.
Jordi Alba joined Barcelona in the summer of 2012, after impressing with his performances at Valencia. From the moment he stepped onto the Camp Nou pitch, he quickly established himself as one of the best left-backs in the world. His incredible speed, attacking prowess, and defensive abilities made him a vital asset for both the club and the Spanish national team.
During his time at Barcelona, Alba has achieved numerous triumphs, including winning 13 major trophies. He played a significant role in the club’s dominance in Spanish football, contributing to their numerous La Liga titles and Copa del Rey victories. Moreover, Alba played a crucial part in Barcelona’s UEFA Champions League success in 2015, forming a deadly partnership with Lionel Messi on the left flank.