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Oriol Romeu left Barcelona’s development system in 2011 to sign for Chelsea, where he remained until 2015.

Football news - Oriol Romeu ruled out for rest of season as Southampton injury crisis deepens - Eurosport

The desire to return to his hometown of Ulldecona in Catalonia at some time in his career will always be present. However, it appeared at one point that he might be joining Espanyol, where he had spent time in the junior system, rather than Barcelona.

Oriol Romeu | 2022/2023 player page | Midfielder | FC Barcelona Official website

Romeu joined Southampton in 2015 and went on to have an outstanding career with the Saints, becoming a crucial player for them over a number of seasons.

Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu has medical at Southampton ahead of transfer - Eurosport

Romeu left Southampton for Girona in September of last year, little knowing that he’d be back with the Blaugrana a year later.

The midfielder was addressing at a news conference ahead of Barcelona’s Champions League match against Royal Antwerp this week, and he mentioned his time at Southampton and how what has happened afterwards has surprised him.

Barcelona set to land Oriol Romeu in clash plus player deal - Barca Blaugranes

Romeu is quoted by Mundo Deportivo as saying: “Many years have passed, it has rained a lot, to think that you will be in the Barça squad and play with a leading role is difficult to imagine when you go to Southampton, but football takes many turns and the situation is what it is and I am happy, happy, and eager to play a good role. For the player, it is the most beautiful competition possible.
The midfielder commented on the position he currently has at Barcelona, saying, “I carry it out in the most natural way possible, doing the things I have to do and knowing my job.

Although I feel fine, there are probably still areas where I can improve. This is the path to take, both individually and collectively. The season is lengthy.

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