Former FC Barcelona player Eric Abidal was appointed a new sports director of the club, at a press conference in Barcelona on Tuesday. Abidal thanked the club for the confidence they showed by appointing him, and assured that a 'great job' would be done. FC Barcelona Vice President Jordi Mestre answered journalist questions on Gerard Pique's involvement in the documentary of Atletico Madrid's... Еще Antoine Griezmann, where he revealed he would not join the Catalan squad. «The president spoke with Gerard Pique to tell him that his intervention had created surprise and had generated discomfort inside the club and amongst many supporters. We will talk about it internally with Gerard Pique and Samuel Umtiti when they come back after the World Cup,» said Mestre.