Barcelona president Joan Laporta is set to hold a farewell ceremony for Gerard Pique after the 35-year-old announced he would feature in Saturday’s final game against Almeria.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta spoke to Barca TV about Gerard Pique’s surprise retirement announcement on Thursday. That the Azulgra team will hold a prestigious farewell ceremony for the 35-year-old defender on Saturday.
‘Pique is part of Barca’s emblem, he has achieved everything with the ufabet club.
‘He’s always been an icon for the Gule people. He has more than showed what he wants from Barca, the 25-year-old he has been linked to the club. It’s an honor to have him as a Barça player.’
According to additional reports, Pique will forfeit his remaining wages, more than €50 million, due over the next two seasons. from the perspective of the Barça president.
‘Pique understands the situation of our fair play rules, wages have to be adjusted. He knows this and he is very happy to help the club.’
‘Agreement is about to be finalized. But there is a good attitude of the players to help.’
Laporta also added that a homage to Pique will be held on Saturday. But the president of Azul Grana has not released further details.
‘We’re in the middle of a race. But what we do will be something Gerard feels comfortable with. He had always reflected on difficult decisions. And we will be ready to take action with him in line with the departure of a key figure for Barcelona.’