Sergi Barjuan poses with Joan Laporta / Photo: Twitter Official FCB

NEW INTERIM COACH OF BARÇA

OFFICIAL: Sergi Barjuan will direct Barça until the arrival of the new coach

Published:28/10/2021 - 14:00h

Updated:28/10/2021 - 18:45h

FC Barcelona announced this Thursday that Sergi Barjuan will be the new interim coach of the first team until the signing of a new coach. The one who was until now the coach of the subsidiary will direct the Catalans until a new coach arrives

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"The FC Barcelona informs that Sergi Barjuan, current trainer of the Barça B, will do charge of provisional form of the technical direction of the first staff. The interinaje in the bench of the first team will close in what the Club close the contracting of a new trainer, after the dismissal of Ronald Koeman". East was the official announcement by means of which the Barça confirmed that Sergi will be the new technician of the first team until further orders.

The one of them Franqueses of the Vallès will be the one who direct the training of this Thursday and will be here when Joan Laporta present him to all the staff. The president has been key so that he was the elected, since it was one of his bets for the quarry of face to this course. The ex carrilero left, therefore, will seat in the bench blaugrana against the Alavés this Saturday in the Camp Nou in the twelfth day of League. It is necessary to say that his Barça B is leaving some doubts and the second team right now is eleventh, by what it will be necessary to see if with the greater convinces more.

In the writing that published the Barcelona, the culés also informed that the new interim technician will appear in press conference the Friday to the 13:00 hours. "Sergi will attend to the media tomorrow Friday, from the 13 hours, in the room of press of the Sportive City with reason of the previous of the party Barça-Alavés, in an appearance with the president Joan Laporta", signalled .

It is necessary to remember that, in principle, the place of Sergi did not go to be the one of trainer of the B. The ex footballer went to be a link between the professional formative football and the first team, but at the end decided trust him the filial after the decision to do without Javier García Pepper. The aim was to give a dump complete to the second team betting by somebody of the house, but with new ideas and of the rope of the current Managerial Board.

Sergi has not triumphed like trainer

It fits to say that the ex left side of the Barça was training in First Division does already some years. It began his career in 2012 in the Recreational of Huelva, in Second, and from here gave the jump to the Almería to try save to the Andalusians of the descent of First. Unfortunately, it added only 7 points in 9 meetings and finish going down. To the year afterwards was still in Almería, but was sacked to half of season by bad results.

His last adventure like technician before going back to the Barcelona was in 2017 in the Hangzhou Greentown of the First Chinese. There it was until 2019, when it also was ceased after not fulfilling with the aims established. Now, two years after this, arrives him the one who will be the greater opportunity of his career in the benches. Everything aims that it will not occupy the charge more than one or as a lot two weeks, but in this time try leave some footprint in the club of his life.

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