Jordi Alba, a defender for Spain, will be joining former Barcelona teammates Lionel Messi and Sergio Busquets at Inter Miami, according to Jorge Mas, the president of the club.
Jordi Alba Contract Signing and Availability
According to Mas, the 34-year-old fullback has signed a contract, and he should be available to play on Tuesday against Atlanta.
Jordi Alba was a member of the Barcelona squad for more than ten years before his contract was let to lapse this summer. During that time, he played in 459 games and scored 27 goals.
Through his contributions, they were able to win six titles in La Liga as well as the Champions League in 2015.
Messi and Busquets Join Inter Miami in MLS
The 36-year-old Messi, who won the World Cup with Argentina, and the 35-year-old Busquets, who both competed for Spain at the international level, have already made the move to Major League Soccer in the United States.
Messi and Busquets were introduced to a jubilant audience of approximately 20,000 Inter Miami supporters at the club’s DRV PNK Stadium on Sunday. Both of them have extended their contracts with Inter Miami until 2025 with David Beckham, standing on either side of the pair. David is a co-owner of the club and a former captain of England.
Seven-time Ballon d’Or winner On Tuesday, Messi participated in his first training session with the rest of his Miami club, and it is anticipated that he will make his debut in a League Cup game this coming Friday against Cruz Azul of Mexico City.
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Reunion on the Horizon?
Lionel Messi: Inter Miami reveal Argentina forward The Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez, according to reports in the United States. Suarez, has been connected with a move to Inter Miami. Suarez is 36 years old and currently playing for Brazilian team Gremio.
The former Liverpool attacker spent six seasons at the Nou Camp between 2014 and 2020. During that time Messi, Busquets, and Jordi Alba were teammates of his.
“There has been a lot of talk about Luis Suarez coming,” Mas stated on Tuesday. We have not engaged in direct dialogue with either Gremio or Suarez.
“I don’t understand how Luis Suarez will be able to leave Gremio. But if he does, we are free to talk to Luis about bringing him to Inter Miami and we are not restricted in any way. That is a possibility that would be available.”