The Barça already would have the relief of Carlos Naval in the delegation of the club
Published:27/07/2021 - 00:01h
Updated:27/07/2021 - 01:22h
Gonzalo Rodríguez has commissioned to begin the transition beside the still 'team manager', in age to go in in his stage of retirement
Carlos Naval (Lleida, 1955) faces his 35ª season like delegate in the first team of the FC Barcelona. In his starts, went in like assistant of Rodolfo Peris, until it put at the front in the period of the Dream Team. Now in age of jubilarse, this could be his last campaign and in the Barcelona institution already have begun to work in a transition.
As when the own Naval began, have planted him like right hand to Gonzalo Rodríguez, up to now 'team manager' of the first feminine team, a place that occupied from the season 2018-19. The youngster of hardly 26 years has been chosen to substitute to the ilerdense.
To assume the responsibility to fulfil with the right hand-held charge of Naval, also had sounded Toni Alonso, delegate of the Barça B. However, finally from the Barcelona entity opted by the youngest profile, because they argue that they want to that it was a charge to specialise on a long-term basis.
Debut in the stage of Germany
Gonzalo Rodríguez already has begun to work beside Carlos Naval, and will travel with the first team of the club culé to the next 'stage' of Germany, where the Catalan team will contest the friendly against the Stuttgart (Saturday 31 July). It will be his official première and from here will share functions with Naval to start with his process of learning, understand dynamics of a very different changing room to the that has lived up to now.
In the feminine team of the Barcelona, also exerted functions in the technical office, something that will leave to do after happening to the masculine. It was one of the people of maximum confidence of Markel Zubizarreta and commissioned to manage contacts with representatives, arrival of signings, trips, between other functions that surely will be him important in this new stage.