◼️ The midfielder has played 17 single-match titles and lost only three. The historic track record may be near its end.
Everything good ends, also Andrés Iniesta. The old hope of Barcelona has grown older and today, with the captain’s bracelet on his arm, he aspires to play the last final of his dilated career with the Barça club, which is already, along with Leo Messi, the player with the most titles of history. Both have thirty waiting to sign two more in case of double. It’s already known that Iniesta has decided to leave the club of his life at the end of the season to go in all likelihood to China to finish his career as a professional.
The decision has been made for weeks and “the affection of the fans will not change me” as revealed after defeating Valencia last weekend, Iniesta must communicate his decision to the club before April 30 as agreed when the last autumn he signed a lifelong renewal of which he will barely be one year old, this is Iniesta.
“I do not want to be around just to be around”, he’s been saying for months. And he doesn’t lie. Neither his legend nor his salary deserve to be in the bank and like Carles Puyol and Xavi Hernàndez did, he will take a step aside however painful it may be.
In any case his companions keep a complete hermetism around Iniesta. “I don’t remember that Andrés has made any decision public” warned Ivan Rakitic when asked about the possibility that the manchego dispute against Seville the last final of his career at FC Barcelona.