Ernesto Valverde in an action against the Athletic of Madrid

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Ernesto Valverde, of Barcelona and with history blanquiazul

Published:31/05/2017 - 09:28h

Updated:31/05/2017 - 09:28h

The new trainer of the FC Barcelona, Ernesto Valverde, carries achieve a piece of history of the Espanyol. By his merits like blanquiazul, the new technician gives name to one of the doors that give access to the RCDE Stadium

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What was a secret to voices was confirmed this Monday: Ernesto Valverde is the new trainer of the FC Barcelona, and will be presented of official way like new tenant of the Barcelona bench next Thursday.

But the extremeño accumulates already a long career, as much as trainer as of player, and in both occasions formed part of one of the rivals of the Barcelonan club, an opponent in the same city, the RCD Espanyol.

So much it is like this, that the newspaper 'Sport' affirms that the club blanquiazul has decided to keep the name of Ernesto Valverde in the door 89 of the RCDE Stadium, the coliseo perico, an access to the that the Txingurri gives name by his merits like espanyolista.

A decision that will keep

In 2015, the mandators of the Espanyol decided to assign to 98 doors of his stadium the name of some members stood out in the sportive history of the entity, and between them arose the one who now is technical blaugrana, Ernesto Valverde.

The extremeño formed part of the club in his stage like footballer between the years 1986 and 1988, and later went also trainer. In both cases go in in the history of the combined blanquiazul, being active part in the final of the Glass of the UEFA of Leverkusen, like player, and in the one of Glasgow, like preparador.

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