The substitute of Luis Enrique
OFFICIAL: Ernesto Valverde, new trainer of the FC Barcelona
Published:30/05/2017 - 00:41h
Updated:30/05/2017 - 00:41h
The president of the FC Barcelona, Josep Maria Bartomeu, has announced this Monday that finally will be Ernesto Valverde the trainer chosen to put at the head of the team from already. The already ex technician of the Athletic of Bilbao will be presented this week
This Monday in the afternoon made public a secret to voices that had installed in the City Condal in the last weeks: Ernesto Valverde will be the next trainer of the FC Barcelona. Like this it confirmed it the president of the club Josep Maria Bartomeu in press conference.
The technician extremeño will be like this, and after several attempts in previous occasions, the new big boss of the first Barcelona team. This is like this after having happened the "selection" of the cúpula commissioned of the election of the new míster Barcelona, that will substitute to Luis Enrique Martínez after three seasons at the head of the team.
It treats of a decision that could have been taken does already several weeks. The means of the Catalan capital speak even that the club would have been speaking with Valverde these days to treat to present it this same week. For this, will prepare a brilliant act of welcome.
As it informed Bartomeu in press conference this Monday, Valverde lands in the Barça with an agreement by two fixed seasons and another optional, in function of how have gone the two previous. The rest of details of the signing of the new trainer, as it ensured the Barcelona president, will know along the official presentation of this same Thursday, with the hour still for confirming.
Valverde Arrives after his goodbye to the Athletic Club
By what does to the new technician culé, arrives after sacking the past week of the that had been his club in the last seasons. Ernesto Valverde put an end to his second stage in the group bilbaíno after falling in dieciseisavos of final in the Europe League in front of the APOEL, in eighth of the Glass of the King in front of the same Barça and finish in seventh position in LaLiga Santander 2016-2017.
The victory culé in the final of Glass of the King against the Alavés achieved to leave classified to the "lions" for the previous phase of the second continental competition. However, the present and future of Ernesto Valverde already is of colour blaugrana.