Eric Abidal insists Leo Messi won’t screw the club over

Ex Barça player Eric Abidal insists Leo Messi won’t screw the club over and leave. Despite this turbulent season for the Catalans with sackings, FIFA bans and scandals, Abidal is confident the Argentine is in it for the long haul. Let’s hope he’s right. More on this story here

Eric Abidal to hang up his boots at Olympiacos

Ex Barcelona player Eric Abidal has finally decided to hang up his boots and call time on a wonderful football career. 35 year old Abidal will play his last game for Olympiacos on Saturday against Kalloni AEL. more on Eric Abidal’s retirement

Eric Abidal excited about Valdés’ possible move to Monaco

Ex Barça defender Eric Abidal was speaking about the possibility of stopper Victor Valdés joining him at Monaco next season. He also hopes that fellow countryman Franck Ribéry wins the FIFA Ballon d’Or. More on Eric Abidal here

Eric Abidal: I would like to sign for Bayern Munich

Ex Barca defender Eric Abidal has stated that he would love to form a part of Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich. Speaking on French TV program “Telefoot”, Abidal stated that he had a great relationship with fellow Frenchman Franck Ribery and noted that the German team is one of the best in Europe. More on Eric Abidal and Bayern Munich

Tearful farewell from Barca’s Eric Abidal

It was an emotional goodbye from Barcelona defender Eric Abidal yesterday. Eric said his goodbyes at a press conference with Barca president Sandro Rosell at his side. The player was tearful and aims to play on. Barca had offered him a new post of technical director overseeing the club’s overseas academies but the Frenchman preferred to look for another club. More on Eric Abidal’s farewell

Eric Abidal: “If Barca hasn’t called me, it’s because it doesn’t want me to continue”

Barca defender Eric Abidal has opened his heart and said that If Barca hasn’t called him, it’s because the club doesn’t want me to continue with them. Abidal has already vented his feelings in the Barca dressing room and the player’s agent has tried to set up a meeting with Sandro Rosell since February but has heard nothing yet. More on Eric Abidal

Eric Abidal: “I asked the doctors to put me into an induced coma”

Eric Abidal gave an interview to French TV channel on Sunday where he explained the worst moments of his illness. Speaking to TV channel TF1, he said that he asked the doctors to put him into a coma. Abidal is a symbol of everything the Catalan club stands for and made his first appearance against Mallorca a year after his liver transplant. Read more about Eric Abidal’s interview

Abidal plays in 5-0 whitewash of Mallorca

Barca defender Eric Abidal finally got to play for the Catalan club again as he substituted Gerard Piqué in the 24th minute of the second half. It was an exciting match at the Nou Camp where Barca gave Mallorca a 5 nil hiding. Alexis found his mojo and scored two great goals but the night belonged to Cesc Fabregás who netted a hat-trick. Read more about Barca’s demolition of Mallorca