These former Barcelona stars will make the Blaugrana wish that they had kept them in the team, especially considering the team's current struggles
Most times, when players leave big clubs, the move has devastating consequences for their careers, but these five former Barcelona players have gone against the trend. They have been making significant strides in their careers after leaving the famed Camp Nou. Here's a detailed look at these players and how they are thriving at their current clubs:
His latest move brought him to Inter Miami, where he reunited with Lionel Messi. Suarez's post-Barcelona career demonstrates his enduring quality as a striker and his ability to adapt to different football environments.
He eventually moved to LA Galaxy at the age of 22. In the MLS, Puig has been impressive, scoring seven goals and providing four assists in 29 appearances. His performance in the U.S. indicates his potential and adaptability in a different football context.
Luuk de Jong
After his stint at Barcelona, de Jong returned to PSV Eindhoven in the Netherlands, where he has been prolific, scoring 19 goals in 26 appearances. His success at PSV showcases his abilities as a reliable striker, especially in familiar settings.
Jean-Clair Todibo's departure from Barcelona to Nice for €8.5 million has been a point of regret for Barcelona. Since moving to the French club, Todibo has been in excellent form, attracting interest from several top Premier League clubs.
His performance as a centre-back have attracted interest from top sides like Manchester United and Liverpool and further demonstrates Barcelona's loss and Todibo's potential as a top defender.
Abde Ezzalzouli, a talented winger, moved from Barcelona to Real Betis. While at Betis, he scored his first goal in a 3-0 victory over Valencia and has been showing promising signs of development. His move is part of his ongoing growth as a young player in a competitive environment.
These players' success after leaving Barcelona highlights the varying paths football careers can take. Whether due to a change in environment, playing style, or personal growth, each has found a way to excel outside of their time at Camp Nou.
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