Ilaix Moriba


Well-Known Member
18 May 2015
This was back when we wanted to sign him before he signed new contract with Barca.And his father played us.

“With Barca, the negotiations [over his first professional contract] did not advance,” Kourouma told Diario Sport.

“We met with Txiki Begiristain [Manchester City sporting director] and he explained his entire project to us.
“We liked it because they bet a lot on him. A few weeks later we had the tickets to travel to Manchester and sign the contract.

“I canceled it the morning that we had to go there. I wanted Ilaix to be an example and a reference for the next generations of Barca.

“His friends were gone. If he stayed, it was proof that Barca was betting on the youth players. We managed to reach an agreement where we all came out winning.”


Well-Known Member
7 Jan 2018
I think we shouldn't sign Spanish Youth from top academies. They leave on the sight of one missed call. We have seen that happening like thrice now? Will play here 2/3 seasons and will go back to Real Madrid or Barcelona

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