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Monday March 25 2019
Jordi Alba defends Barcelona teammate Gerard Pique on Catalonia

Jordi Alba has defended Barcelona teammate Gerard Pique’s decision to play for the Catalan national team after retiring from Spain international duty.

Pique retired from Spanish national duty after last summer’s World Cup after winning 102 caps for the nation but played for the Catalan select side against Venezuela last week.

“To be honest, I haven’t spoken to him in regard to that decision,” Alba told reporters.

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Thursday March 14 2019
Jordi Alba: Barcelona achievements undervalued

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has hit out at sections of the Spanish media for failing to give the club the credit he believes they deserve.

Speaking after Wednesday night’s 5-1 Champions League victory at home to Lyon, the Spain international claimed the Blaugrana’s achievements in recent years had been downplayed.

“Not every part of Spain has valued the achievements of Barcelona,” Alba told Spanish radio, as cited by Marca.

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Monday March 11 2019
Barcelona confirm Jordi Alba contract until 2024

Barcelona have confirmed defender Jordi Alba has agreed a new long-term contract to keep him at the club until the summer of 2024.

Alba’s contract at the Camp Nou has entered its final 18 months, despite the Spaniard being Barca’s first-choice left-back and in fine form, providing ten assists this season.

However, he has now penned a deal will keep him at the Blaugrana until he’s 35 with his release clause reportedly being elevated from €150m to €500m.

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Friday March 1 2019
Jordi Alba signs long-term Barcelona contract

Defender Jordi Alba has signed a long-term contract extension at Barcelona to keep him at the club until 2024, it has been confirmed.

Alba’s contract at the Camp Nou has entered its final 18 months, despite the Spaniard being Barca’s first-choice left-back and in fine form, providing ten assists this season.

However, he has now penned a deal will keep him at the Blaugrana until he’s 35 with his release clause being elevated from €150m to €500m.

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Wednesday February 27 2019
Jordi Alba: Copa del Rey is always important for Barcelona

The Copa del Rey remains an important competition to Barcelona according to full back Jordi Alba - and one that they are determined to win.

La Blaugrana progressed to their sixth successive Copa final after beating bitter rivals Real Madrid 3-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu in the Copa semi final second leg.

Barcelona are seven points clear at the top of the La Liga table, as they look to defend their domestic title, as well as chasing a quarter final place in the Champions League, but they will not be underestimating the cup.

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Monday February 25 2019
Jordi Alba to sign new Barcelona contract

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has stepped in to speed up contract renewal negotiations with defender Jordi Alba, say Diario Sport.

Last month, Cadena Ser reported that an agreement had already been struck between the player and the club, but fresh reports say the negotiations are still ongoing.

Alba’s contract at the Camp Nou has entered its final 18 months, despite the Spaniard being Barca’s first-choice left-back and in fine form.

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Monday February 18 2019
Barcelona prioritise Jordi Alba contract renewal

Barcelona are prioritising the contract renewal of defender Jordi Alba after securing a new contract for boss Ernesto Valverde, report Diario Sport.

Last month, Cadena Ser reported that an agreement had already been struck between the player and the club, but fresh reports say the negotiations are still ongoing.

Alba’s contract at the Camp Nou has entered its final 18 months, despite the Spaniard being Barca’s first-choice left-back and in fine form.

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Sunday February 17 2019
Jordi Alba poses suspension risk for Barcelona

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba is in danger of collecting a domestic suspension ahead of the crucial El Clasico double header in the next fortnight.

The left back has collected four La Liga bookings so far this season, and a caution against Sevilla, in their next league game on Saturday February 23rd, would see him miss the trip to the Santiago Bernabeu on March 2nd. 

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Sunday February 3 2019
Barcelona facing left back crisis

Barcelona boss Ernesto is facing a selection headche in defence ahead of a crucial run of games, with Jordi Alba his only fit senior left back.

Alba did not start in Saturday's home draw against Valencia, coming on as a half time subsitute, to replace Nelson Semedo, with the struggling Sergi Roberto switching over to right back.

However the Spanish international was booked in the second half, his fifth La Liga yellow card of the season, and he will miss their next league game - away at Athletic Bilbao next Sunday night.

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Wednesday January 30 2019
Jordi Alba 'agrees new Barcelona contract'

Barcelona have agreed a contract extension with defender Jordi Alba following long-running negotiations, according to a report from Cadena Ser.

Alba’s contract at the Camp Nou has entered its final 18 months, despite the Spaniard being Barca’s first-choice left-back and in fine form.

However, the report says that a new deal will see him remain at the Blaugrana until the summer of 2024 – which will likely see him end his career at the club.

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