FC Barcelona, leaders of the Spanish Football League, has announced that its sporting director Matteo Alemani will leave his post next summer to start a new project elsewhere.
The Blaugrana said in a statement that Alemany will leave the club in early July, but he will continue to work with Barcelona to complete any summer transfer deals that are taking longer as his contract is extended until the summer of 2024.
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Mateu Alemany to leave Barcelona on June 30 to start a new professional project
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“Despite the fact that he will leave the club on July 1 on a settlement agreement, Matteo Alemani has promised to close all transfers to the first team this summer, even if some of them take place at the last minute of the window,” the club said in a statement. says in the statement.
The Spaniard’s name has been linked to media reports in recent weeks with Aston Villa in the English Premier League.
Alemany has earned praise for his work in signing many players while the Catalan club has been mired in financial difficulties, especially those who have arrived on free transfers such as Danish defender Andreas Christensen.
Similarly, Alemany helped the club sell players for high wages, including Brazilian Philippe Coutinho and Bosnian Miralem Pjanic.
Al-Miani, 60, was named current club president Joan Laporta after he took office in March 2021.