Abidal (Monaco): “Returning to the French national team is still an objective for me.”
Abidal: “I started at Monaco when I was 19. It was an easy decision to return. Fought hard to keep on playing. I’m closing the circle here.”
Venditelli (agent Abidal): “I didn’t hear anything from Monaco anymore. The way they handled the case has been disrespectful.” [rmc]
Venditelli (agent Abidal): “Possible offer to become club ambassador? It’d be an honour, but Eric wants to keep on playing for now.” [rac1]fc
Venditelli (agent Abidal): “We’d perfectly understand if Barça decide not to renew his contract, but we’d like to know the decision soon.”
Official: Abidal (calf) and Busquets (pubis) are not part of the squad for tomorrow’s game against Bayern.
"Many thanks to the fans of Zaragoza for the ovation they gave me… And now, we return home."

"Many thanks to the fans of Zaragoza for the ovation they gave me… And now, we return home."

 Abidal with “Thank you, my cousin” shirt *cousin donated part of his liver.

Abidal with “Thank you, my cousin” shirt *cousin donated part of his liver.

On the pitch again!

On the pitch again!

Abidal ” I’d like to thank my cousin, and with out his help I won’t be here.”