Sergio Busquets decided to leave Barcelona
Barcelona's captain decides to leave the ranks of the Catalan team
Spanish newspapers reported that veteran Spanish playerSergio Busquets
, decided to leave the ranks of the Catalan team at the end of the current season.
Busquets' contract (34 years) with Barcelona expires at the end of the current season, at a time when no agreement was reached regarding renewal.
And the Catalan newspaper "Sport" confirmed that Busquets decided to settle for 15 seasons with the Blaugrana and leave after the end of the current season.
The newspaper pointed out that the Saudi League is the closest destination for the current Barcelona captain during the next season.
It is noteworthy that the Spanish media confirmed earlier that Busquets had discussed the renewal decision in the past few days with his family.
Busquets said in a statement on his social media account.
"I want to thank all the people who allowed me to experience all this from day one to the end"
"I thank the club's workers physiotherapists, doctors, equipment men, delegates, coaches, staff, analysts, and above all, my teammates with whom I shared living and playing times".
He added: "
I also thank the members and fans from all over the world, who have given me their support and love throughout this time, and of course my family, who have always been by my side".
And the newspaper added: "
Sergio Busquets will meet with his agent before informing Xavi Hernandez (Barcelona coach) of his final decision."
FC Barcelona occupies the top of the La Liga standings with 82 points, three points ahead of its closest rivals in the table.
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