SERGIO BUSQUETS looks set to call time on his 22 year career with Barcelona amid interest from David Beckham’s Inter Miami.
According to reports, the veteran midfielder will depart the club when his current deal ends on June 30, 2023.
It was rumoured that the MLS club were heavily interested in the defensive midfielder, with the aim of making the World Cup winner their franchise player.
The 34-year-old is reported by Sport to have made his intentions to leave a while ago, as well as stating that he’s passionate about his new adventure.
Despite starting four out of a possible six games this season, the emergence of youth in the Pedri and Gavi will have no doubt provided a timely reminder that the end is near.
The Barcelona captain was handed his debut by Pep Guardiola against Racing Santander in 2008, fast forward fourteen years and he is now being managed by his midfield partner in that very game, Xavi.
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685 appearances later, a glittering career has seen him lift eight LaLiga titles and three Champions Leagues, as well as achieving international glory with Spain.
The midfield maestro has also been repeatedly linked with a move to the Premier League in the last few seasons.
According to reports the Spanish midfielder has the option to play for an extra year beyond this season.
Barcelona’s financial struggles could also be a factor as the captain agreed to a substantial reduction in his wages.
According to Catalan outlet ARA, there hasn't been much progression with Busquets and Pique as they are both owed huge sums.
FC Barcelona have to pay €52M to Gerard Piqué & €50M to Sergio Busquets next season.
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