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Eric Abidal

Born: September 11, 1979 (age 39)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Lyon, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Defender
Team: Monaco (no. 22)
Eric Abidal
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Career History
Senior2007-2013Barcelona
2013-Monaco
Sports Mole has 143 articles about Eric Abidal. Articles 1 to 40:
General view of Camp Nou, home to Barcelona, taken in May 2018
Barcelona considering short-term fix for Samuel Umtiti replacement?
Barcelona are reportedly seeking an experienced centre-back to fill in for Samuel Umtiti if the Frenchman undergoes knee surgery.
Oct 20, 13:04
Paul Pogba in action for Manchester United during the FA Cup final on May 19, 2018
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu refuses to rule out Paul Pogba move
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu hints that the club could still do more business this summer amid speculation linking them with Manchester United's Paul Pogba.
Aug 13, 09:08
Paul Pogba in action for Manchester United during the FA Cup final on May 19, 2018
Manchester United's Paul Pogba 'holds secret Barcelona talks'
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba allegedly holds talks with Barcelona technical director Eric Abidal regarding a future move to Camp Nou.
Aug 2, 10:10
Moussa Wague celebrates scoring for Senegal at the World Cup on June 24, 2018
Barcelona target deal for Senegal international Moussa Wague?
Barcelona are reportedly looking to sign Eupen defender Moussa Wague, who has just represented Senegal at the World Cup.
Jul 21, 12:15
Barcelona's Luis Suarez is presented with the player of the month award for December by Eric Abidal on January 28, 2018
Barcelona deny ex-president bought illegal liver for Eric Abidal
Barcelona release a statement to deny claims in the Spanish press that ex-president Sandro Rosell illegally bought a liver for Eric Abidal to undergo a transplant.
Jul 4, 18:04
Andres Iniesta in action for Spain on November 11, 2017
Barcelona director Eric Abidal: 'Replacing Andres Iniesta is impossible'
Eric Abidal concedes that Barcelona will not be able to fill the hole left behind by Andres Iniesta following the midfielder's recent departure.
Jun 19, 17:25
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Eric Abidal to become Barcelona's new sporting director
Barcelona announce that former player Eric Abidal will replace Robert Fernandez as the club's sporting director at the end of June.
Jun 8, 13:13
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Andres Iniesta's greatest Barcelona XI
To mark Andres Iniesta's final game for Barcelona, Sports Mole selects the greatest XI from his illustrious career with the club.
May 22, 08:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: France win inaugural Star Sixes competition in London
France triumph at the Betsafe Star Sixes competition after beating Denmark 2-1 in the final of the at the O2 Arena on Saturday night.
Jul 16, 22:00
AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe in action during the Champions League match against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
Eric Abidal: 'AS Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe not worth £120m'
Eric Abidal insists that while Kylian Mbappe is "a good player", the AS Monaco sensation is simply not worth the £120m certain sides are reportedly willing to pay.
Jun 16, 21:39
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona hand Eric Abidal ambassadorial role
Barcelona appoint their former defender Eric Abidal, who represented the Spanish outfit for six years, as a club ambassador.
Jun 14, 19:27
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Lyon: 'Alexandre Lacazette allowed to leave'
Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas insists that Alexandre Lacazette will be allowed to leave the club at the end of the season.
Feb 7, 17:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Eric Abidal: 'Barcelona must keep Pedro'
Eric Abidal believes that Barcelona need to resist the temptation to sell Pedro this summer following reports that Chelsea are interested in him.
Jul 14, 02:20
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Joan Laporta: 'Eric Abidal key to Paul Pogba talks'
Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta believes that Eric Abidal could play a key role in their bid to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba.
Jun 30, 02:44
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Joan Laporta: 'Eric Abidal will be Barcelona's director of football'
Eric Abidal is in line to become the new director of football at Barcelona, presidency candidate Joan Laporta confirms.
Jun 22, 14:20
Generic image of a locker room
Eric Abidal: 'Dani Alves offered me his liver during my cancer battle'
Eric Abidal reveals that his former Barcelona teammate Dani Alves offered his liver for transplant during the retired footballer's cancer battle.
May 6, 10:29
Generic image of a locker room
Eric Abidal mistakes Andy Cole for Dwight Yorke on Twitter
Former Barcelona defender Eric Abidal gets Andy Cole mixed up with Dwight Yorke in a Twitter gaffe.
May 6, 00:09
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Eric Abidal: "Paris Saint-Germain have little chance"
Paris Saint-Germain will struggle to overcome Barcelona in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final, according to former Barca defender Eric Abidal.
Apr 21, 13:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Eric Abidal: 'Paris Saint-Germain could be attractive for Lionel Messi'
Former Barcelona defender Eric Abidal believes that Paris Saint-Germain would be "an attractive club" for Lionel Messi.
Feb 23, 19:35
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Eric Abidal rejected two roles at Barcelona to accept Olympiacos offer
Eric Abidal reveals that he rejected the chance to take one of two roles at Barcelona before accepting an offer from Olympiacos.
Feb 18, 02:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Eric Abidal: 'Lionel Messi will finish career at Barcelona'
Eric Abidal, a former teammate of Lionel Messi, believes that the forward will remain at Barcelona for the remainder of his career.
Jan 14, 08:09
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Eric Abidal to end playing career this weekend
Former Barcelona defender Eric Abidal reveals that he will retire from professional football this weekend.
Dec 19, 12:31
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Atletico Madrid in control against Olympiacos
Atletico Madrid have a commanding lead against Olympiacos thanks to goals from Raul Garcia and Mario Mandzukic.
Nov 26, 20:33
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Malmo 2-0 Olympiacos - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of the Champions League Group A match between Malmo and Olympiacos at the Swedbank Stadion.
Oct 1, 18:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Match Analysis: Olympiacos 3-2 Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole dissects the action as Olympiacos beat Atletico Madrid 3-2 in their Champions League Group A opener.
Sep 16, 22:27
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Olympiacos confirm Eric Abidal capture
Eric Abidal completes his move to Olympiacos from Monaco, signing a two-year-deal at the Greek club.
Jul 5, 20:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Eric Abidal bound for Olympiacos?
Olympiacos are reportedly closing in on the signing of Monaco's French left-back Eric Abidal.
Jul 5, 11:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Ashley Cole considers Barcelona and AC Milan offers?
Ashley Cole is reportedly considering offers from Barcelona and AC Milan following his release from Chelsea.
Jun 19, 09:59
Gerard Pique and pregnant wife Shakira pose topless (4x3 version)
Video: Gerard Pique features in Shakira's 2014 World Cup song
Shakira releases her own 2014 World Cup song 'La La La (Brazil 2014)' with the help of her boyfriend Gerard Pique and numerous football stars.
May 23, 13:57
Generic image of a locker room
Monaco's Eric Abidal quashes rumours of a cancer relapse
Monaco full-back Eric Abidal rubbishes rumours that he has suffered a cancer relapse.
Mar 28, 13:28
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Dimitar Berbatov starts for Monaco
Dimitar Berbatov is handed his first Monaco start in his side's home match against Sochaux in Ligue 1.
Mar 8, 18:23
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Carlos Puyol's top five Barcelona moments
Sports Mole picks out five memorable moments in the career of Barcelona centre-back Carlos Puyol.
Mar 5, 16:55
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Former Barcelona star Eric Abidal rushed to hospital with infection
Former Barcelona player and current Monaco defender Eric Abidal is rushed to hospital after taking "outdated medicine"
Mar 5, 14:12
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: No Dimitar Berbatov for Monaco
Dimitar Berbatov remains on the bench for Monaco against Bastia in Ligue 1, despite his extra-time winner against Nice on Wednesday.
Feb 15, 15:14
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Monaco captain Eric Abidal sets sights on Champions League
Monaco captain Eric Abidal insists that his side have proven that they are capable of competing with Paris Saint-Germain.
Feb 10, 21:29
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Monaco, Paris Saint-Germain cancel each other out
Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain share the points in their Ligue 1 clash this evening.
Feb 9, 21:58
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Javier Pastore header gives Paris Saint-Germain the lead
Javier Pastore's early goal gives Paris Saint-Germain the lead against Monaco in their vital Ligue 1 clash this evening.
Feb 9, 20:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Eric Abidal wants Victor Valdes reunion at AS Monaco
Eric Abidal tells Victor Valdes, his former teammate at Barcelona, to join him at AS Monaco when his deal ends at Camp Nou.
Jan 13, 11:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Montpellier HSC, AS Monaco share points
Montpellier come from a goal down to share a 1-1 draw with AS Monaco.
Jan 10, 21:22
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
AS Monaco coach Claudio Ranieri bemoans bad luck
Claudio Ranieri believes that AS Monaco were unlucky to lose last night's Ligue 1 clash at home to Valenciennes.
Dec 21, 19:08

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Paris Saint-GermainPSG1313004573839
2Lille1382321101126
3Montpellier HSCMontpellier137422081225
4Lyon137332316724
5Saint-EtienneSt Etienne136521917223
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8StrasbourgStrasbourg134632016418
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10NantesNantes134452018216
11Bordeaux134451415-116
12Rennes134451619-316
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16AmiensAmiens134181321-813
17Caen132651116-512
18Dijon133281223-1111
19MonacoMonaco131481222-107
20GuingampGuingamp13148928-197

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