Todibo, the new central defender of the French team
When Barça signed Jean-Clair Todibo in 2019 from the Toulouse, the culé team signed one of the most promising center-backs on the football scene. However, despite the age of the player at that time, only 19 years, there was no patience with him.
He hardly participated with the culé jacket and after several assignments to teams like the Schalke 04 and the Benfica, was sold to Nice by 8,5 million in 2021. Today, He is one of the best central defenders in France.
Todibo with many numbers to be the new central defender of the French team
Behind the Qatar World Cup 2022, Rafael Varane announced that he was leaving the French soccer team. that caused, that the casting of center-backs be opened to replace the United player. Y Todibo seems first on Deschamps' list. The spectacular level that he is showing this season seems to be going to open the doors of the runner-up team in the world.
Todibo began his career through the youth academy Toulouse FC. He made his first-team debut in August 2018, and quickly caught the attention of other clubs in Europe. In January 2019, signed for Barça in a contract until 2023. The culés paid around 1 million for him.
But nevertheless, the French center-back was unable to establish himself at Barcelona and only played a few games with the first team. He was loaned to FC Schalke 04 in January 2020, where he played regularly and stood out as one of the young promises of European football. After his season at Schalke, Barça loaned him to Benfica in the summer of 2020, but he had few minutes in the Portuguese team and his participation was irrelevant. So much so that he returned it to the culé club in January 21.
In February 2021, marched towards the OGC Niza in a loan contract until the end of the season with an option to buy 8,5 millions of euros. His performance was so convincing that the French team executed the purchase option in the summer of 2021 and since then, has been an important part of the team.
Now, become one of the best defenders in La Ligue 1, He is running to be one of the leaders of the defense of the French team.