Seydou Keita Leaves Barcelona, Van Persie - David Villa Swap, Jordi Alba On Olympics >> Read My Mind On FCB News


Seydou Keita Leaves Barcelona, Van Persie - David Villa Swap, Jordi Alba On Olympics : Read My Mind About Today's FCB News here:

Seydou Keita will leave the club in the summer, Barcelona announced on their official website. The Mali international still had two years left on his contract with the Blaugrana, but a clause in the deal says that he can leave Camp Nou after failing to feature in at least 50 per cent of the club's official matches last season - I really can not even begin to express how much Seydou Keita has meant for Barcelona over the last few seasons. Always a professional, always ready to help when needed. With 188 appearances and 22 goals in just 4 seasons, he will be missed. There goes a true Blaugrana hero!

Barcelona are reportedly preparing to offload David Villa to fund a bid for Arsenal captain Robin van Persie. Van Persie is out of contract at the end of next season - What a load of rubbish. Tito Vilanova has clearly explained that he isn't interested in signing any new strikers as he is happy with our current attackers. Selling Villa after the injury he's just gone through without giving him a chance to prove whether he's up to the job again is simply not in the cards. Only rumours!

Jordi Alba looks set to take his place in the Spain squad for the Olympic Games despite Barcelona's protestations to his call-up - While I'm not happy about Jordi Alba joining the Spanish Olympic squad, I doubt the Barcelona board will force him to stay for our preseason training. If he doesn't travel to London, that would be Alba's decision, not the club's.

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  1. Muchas gracias a Seydou Keita por todo y buen suerte en futuro. Keita has served well but it is probably time for him to move on.
    Selling Villa so as to buy RVP could be as bad a deal for Barca as the infamous Eto'o + cash for Ibra deal. I am glad that Rosell has affirmed that Villa is not for sale.
    One cannot blaim Alba for wanting to go the Olympics. It is a once only opportunity for him. He just has his pre-season in England.

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  2. Chioma Iwuamadi8.7.12

    I suppot your view on Villa totally. The Van Persie they are after now recovered from injury just before the end of the season before the just concluded one. D. Villa has been tremendous since his arrival at camp nou and this is his 1st injury since arrival. He needs to be given a chance rather than shipeed off as a swap for another aged player (in form or not). I bet you if the FCB management does this, it will be a repeat of the Eto'O/Ibrahamovic issue.....and we will end in regret. An in-form Villa is far better than 100 Van Persie plus Villa has always been in La Liga.

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