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Valverde advances its arrival to Ciutat Esportiva three hours

Published:13/01/2020 - 10:14h

Updated:13/01/2020 - 21:20h

The situation of Ernesto Valverde on the bench of FC Barcelona is limited and the Extremadura coach could be stopped shortly. This Monday he arrived at the Ciutat Esportiva three hours before training

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Ernesto Valverde can be living his last hours like trainer of the first team of the FC Barcelona. After the failure of the Barcelona team in the Supercopa of Spain, remaining deleted in the semifinals to hands of the Athletic of Madrid, the sportive direction began to negotiate with other trainers so that they occupied of immediate form the place of the Txingurri.

First it went with Xavi Hernández, that said "no" to the incorporation in this month of January but that left opened the doors of face to the future. Afterwards it was Ronald Koeman the one who refused the proposal of the Catalan entity, being connoisseur that in summer has the opportunity to head to the selection of Holland in the Eurocopa, being one of the favourite teams.

In spite of these two refusals, the FC Barcelona follows working to find him relief to Ernesto Valverde. The extremeño, that gave three days on holiday to the staff culé after the elimination in the Supercopa, had programmed to restart the trainings this same Monday in the morning but, given the circumstances of excepcionalidad, presented to the Ciutat Esportiva three hours before the session.

To the 8:20, the cameras of TV3 attracted the arrival of the still Barcelona trainer, whereas roughly 20 minutes afterwards, arrived his assistant Jon Aspiazu. All this, being both waiting for receiving news by part of the directive headed by Josep Maria Bartomeu, that could cease them this same Monday.

Nevertheless, so that the dismissal announce of official form, everything aims that the first club has to have tied to the technician that relieve to Valverde. Separate to the Txingurri of the team without having to anybody that substitute him is a temerity around the middle of season by what, if there are not novelties of last hour, the technician will direct the training waiting for novelties.

Summit with Bartomeu

According to the infromaciones published by several Catalan media, this Monday there will be a meeting between Ernesto Valverde and Josep Maria Bartomeu in which it will speak of the immediate future of the bench of the FC Barcelona, as well as of the contacts that Éric Abidal and Òscar Grau have had with Xavi Hernández and Ronald Koeman.

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