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Abidal: Choosing Monaco was easy

July 9, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Eric Abidal has described his decision to join Monaco as "a simple choice" and expressed his joy at a "special" return to the Stade Louis II, where he made his professional debut.

Out of contract following Barcelona's decision not to prolong his stay in Spain, Abidal, 33, has signed a one-year deal with an option for a further year at the club where he made his Ligue 1 debut in September 2000.

"It was a simple choice. It's allowed me to come full circle. After Barcelona, I ...

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