Elijah Moriba the 20 year old who has played for Valencia on loan this season has not developed as expected since leaving Barcelona.
Former Barcelona technical secretary Ramon Planes believes 20-year-old midfielder. Elijah Moriba made the wrong decision in choosing to leave Azulgrana for RB Leipzig during the 2019/18 season. Summer 2021 for €16m plus €6m in bonuses. But things haven’t gone as planned, according to Cadena Ser on Monday.
Moriba decided to leave the Nou Camp in search of a better contract at the time and ended up with RB Leipzig. But he failed to settle in the Bundesliga as expected. Before being released to play with Valencia on a loan contract in the next 6 months and also playing with the bat team on a loan deal this season. But unable to hold the real position in the era of Gennaro Gattuso or Ruben Baraja today.
Planes has revealed to Cadena Ser that Moriba made a mistake choosing to join RB Leipzig in the summer of 2021 UFABET
‘It happened and it will happen. When people make the wrong decisions.’ says Planes, ‘we see where they are. It was a wrong decision.’
Planes added that Moriba would get more playing time if he stayed at Barcelona. As Azulgra are likely to be more likely to use players like the 20-year-old midfielder.
‘He is different, he can play like La Masia. But he has that physique, at Barca there are always players like that. A player with muscles and a body that is conducive to being a gamer, like (Saydou) Geta’.