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Toulouse slam Barcelona over Todibo transfer
Barcelona announced the signing of Todibo last night and that has not gone down well with the Ligue 1 side. The French defender will be joining the Catalan side on a free transfer in the summer after his contract at Toulouse expires.
The French club's president, Olivier Sadran has slammed the Spanish side over their arrogance in signing the defender. He believes that they should have not announced the signing as it will disrupt the club's performance in Ligue1.
“They haven't behaved like a big club. And also, it's extraordinary: they declare the player will be with them in July, but I don't know anyone who knows what will happen in six months,” Sadran told L'Equipe (quotes vis Marca).
“Life can spring surprises on you, even the most uncomfortable ones. It shows their arrogance, it's to insult life to say what we will do. From a big club, it's not very gracious, even if, legally, they had the right to do it. We also have some of the responsibility.”
“For me, football is an ecosystem where each club plays its role, there are big clubs, clubs that bring through youngsters. From my point of view, the player has been badly advised in the sense he has 10 ten Ligue 1 matches under his belt. Barca also haven't lived up to what they should be,” added Sadran.
Barcelona are also on the verge of announcing the signing of Adrien Rabiot from PSG in a similar manner. His contract at the Ligue 1 champions expires at the end of the season and reports suggest that he has agreed a deal to join the Calatan side.