Loading… Promoted Content6 TV Shows That Got Better After A Major Character Had LeftThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Birds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The World6 Major TV Characters We Were Relieved To See Leaving The Show10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty Penny7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The UniverseWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World? The former French international became embroiled in a row with Lionel Messi, after criticising the role of senior players following the dismissal of Ernesto Valverde. Read Also: Luis Suarez’s return hands Barcelona title advantage Messi firmly rejected Abidal’s claims, but the 40-year old’s standing at the club has been subsequently weakened. Barcelona also have club elections at the end of next season, with no guarantee Abidal will continue in his role. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 According to reports from RMC Sport, reported via Marca, Abidal is the first choice for CEO Jean-Michel Aulas, over of Paul Mitchell, Bruno Cheyrou and Loic Desire. The reports adds Abidal has the support of director, and former Lyon teammate Juninho Pernambucabo. Abidal could be tempted by a return to France, after a controversial few months in Catalonia.Advertisement Ligue 1 club Lyon are considering an approach for Barcelona’s Director of Football Eric Abidal, as their new technical secretary. Current secretary Florian Maurice will leave for Rennes this summer, with Lyon on the hunt for a replacement.