Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Barcelona Sack Valverde, Name New Coach

Barcelona have announced the dismissal of head coach Ernesto Valverde.

Barcelona Sack Valverde, Name New Coach

Valverde's deal was extended for an additional season in February of 2019, which preceded an embarrassing Champions League capitulation at the hands of Liverpool just months later, having done similar against Roma in the previous campaign.

Though the 55-year-old has delivered back-to-back Primera Division titles and currently has the Blaugrana sitting at the top of La Liga.

Finally taking the decision to part ways with Valverde on Monday, an official statement from Barca reads;

Agreement between FC Barcelona and Ernesto Valverde to end his contract as manager of the first team. Thank you for everything, Ernesto. Best of luck in the future.

However, The club have announced former Real Betis manager Quique Setien as its coach.

Barcelona are to present their new head coach on Tuesday, with the club having published their itinerary for the coach's first day in the job:

The contract signing will be done in the President Suñol box in a private event at 1.30pm CET.

At 2.00pm, photo session on the pitch at Camp Nou.

Finally at 2.30pm, presentation and press conference in the Auditori 1899.

Setien's first match in charge will see him welcome tenth-placed Granada to Camp Nou on Sunday, January 19.

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  1. So sad, sometimes you never really knows what Barcelona needs, after winning back to back la liga titles, what else do they expect, are they the only team competing in la liga

  2. This is how life is
    Soldier go soldier come, life goes on


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