FC Barcelona and player Alex Song have reached an agreement to mutually terminate the defensive midfielder’s contract with the club.
In a statement, the Spanish champions wished the Cameroonian luck and much success in what follows of his professional career.
The Cameroonian made 65 first team appearances in 34 games in the 2012/13 season under Tito Vilanova and a further 31 in 2013/14 when Gerardo Martino was in charge. In 65 games in total, he scored one goal – against Real Zaragoza.
The player has however joined Russian side, Rubin Kazan on a free transfer. A post on the club’s official Twitter account said simply: “Alex Song is now officially a Rubin player, after signing his contract today.”
OFFICIAL: Alex Song is now officially a Rubin player, after signing his contract today. pic.twitter.com/3eNGeA9w1Z
— Rubin Kazan UK (@RubinKazanUK) August 1, 2016