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Saturday January 26 2019
Barcelona's Jordi Alba 'confident' of contract renewal

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba remains confident of agreeing a new contract with the club, with his current deal expiring in June 2020.

Alba has won nine major honours since signing rejoining the club, from Valencia in 2012, and he has been a key player under each manager since then.

However negotiations are ongoing on a new contract, but the Spanish international told Catalonian newspaper Diario Sport that he is confident of securing an agreement.

"I'm optimistic about a renewal.

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Monday January 14 2019
Jordi Alba: "I want to stay at Barcelona but..."

Jordi Alba insists he wants to remain at Barcelona but admits he does not where the club stand on offering him a renewed deal.

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.

“The situation remains the same, but I do not know where the club stands,” Alba told reporters after Sunday’s 3-0 win over Eibar, as cited by Marca.

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Wednesday January 9 2019
Juventus 'have lengthy discussions' for Barcelona's Jordi Alba

Juventus want to sign Barcelona full-back Jordi Alba and are willing to wait until 2020 to sign him on a free transfer, report ESPN Deportes.

The Old Lady are said to have already had extensive contact with the defender’s representative Vicente Forés, and have tried to convince him that Juve are the ideal club to maximise the remainder of his career.

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 December 24 2018
Jordi Alba on new Barcelona deal: 'Actions more important than words'

Jordi Alba has told Barcelona ‘actions are more important than words’ in relation to discussions surrounding a new contract at the club.

Alba’s contract is about to enter its final 18 months, despite the Spaniard being Barca’s first-choice left-back and in fine form.

“The new contract depends on the club as well as me,” Alba told reporters, as cited by Marca.

“I did not sign for this club because of money, but because of the feeling the club gives me and the fact it is my home.

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Sunday December 23 2018
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde hails 'perfect' Lionel Messi-Jordi Alba chemistry

Ernesto Valverde hailed Lionel Messi’s ‘perfect’ chemistry with Jordi Alba after they helped Barcelona beat Celta Vigo 2-0 on Saturday.

Alba teed up Messi for Barca’s opening goal against Celta, and Valverde made it clear the pair’s link-up play was crucial to the club’s hopes of a successful season.

“Other matches have left me happier because we were sloppy in the second half and didn’t play enough forward passes,” the Coach said after the game.

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Friday December 14 2018
Barcelona and Jordi Alba 'far apart' on contract talks

Barcelona and Jordi Alba ‘remain very far apart’ on their contract renewal talks, according to a report in Diario AS.

Alba’s contract is about to enter its final 18 months, despite the Spaniard being Barca’s first-choice left-back and in fine form.

In November, El Mundo Deportivo said an offer of extension until 2023 will be offered and despite the 29-year-old willing to commit his future to the club, the economic demands are reportedly not being met.

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Monday December 10 2018
Jordi Alba calls Ballon d'Or 'a lie' for overlooking Barcelona's Lionel Messi

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has described the Ballon d’Or as ‘a lie’ after once again overlooking Lionel Messi this year.

The full-back was highly critical of the award in the aftermath of Messi striking two free-kicks in his side’s 4-0 victory in Saturday night’s Catalan derby against Espanyol.

“The Ballon d'Or is a lie,” Alba told reporters, as cited by ESPN FC.

“Leo's unique, he's the best ever. He's been the best by some difference for 12, 14 years.

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Thursday November 29 2018
Barcelona open Jordi Alba contract talks - report

Barcelona are ready to offer a three-year contract extension to full-back Jordi Alba but there is interest from other clubs, say reports.

Alba’s contract is about to enter its final 18 months, despite the Spaniard being Barca’s first-choice left-back but El Mundo Deportivo say an offer of extension until 2023 will be offered.

The 29-year-old wants to commit his long-term future to the club but the Blaugrana are said to have delayed the offer for economic purposes.

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Sunday November 25 2018
Jordi Alba: No talks over Barcelona renewal 'strange'

Jordi Alba admits he finds it ‘strange’ that Barcelona have still not offered him a new contract but insists Real Madrid rival Sergio Ramos is innocent.

Alba’s contract is about to enter its final 18 months, despite the Spaniard being Barca’s first-choice left-back, while Football Leaks has accused Ramos of breaching anti-doping protocol twice.

“There are few professionals like him,” he told reporters.

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Friday November 16 2018
Barcelona begin Jordi Alba contract renewal talks

Barcelona have begun negotiations to extend the contract of full-back Jordi Alba, according to a report in Diario Sport.

The report states the sports management of the Catalan giants have initiated contact with the defender’s representatives regarding a new deal.

The 29-year-old wants to commit his long-term future to the club but the Blaugrana are said to have delayed the offer for economic purposes.

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