Ernesto Valverde and Juan Carlos Unzué, two trainers with experience

The Barça will decide in brief

The four main options for the bench of the Barcelona

Published:1/05/2017 - 09:42h

Updated:1/05/2017 - 10:01h

The FC Barcelona will take a decision this week of face to the election of the new trainer, that will substitute to Luis Enrique at the head of the team from 30 June. Although there are a lot of names, these are the four main candidates:

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Although Robert Fernández already said does time that has to his favourite candidate to substitute to Luis Enrique, this still has to to be ratified this week by the reduced group that will decide to the new technician of the FC Barcelona. Of all the names filtered by the press, exist four that have sounded with a lot of more strength by that all they coincide in two fundamental characteristics: Have DNA Barça and have happened (or are) in the Barcelona club.

From here that the list of names have gone reducing until this of four that from FCBN put to his disposal. Without expecting a capital surprise, the new trainer culé would have to go out of these four technicians that are Juan Carlos Unzué, Ernesto Valverde, Ronald Koeman or Eusebio Sacristán.

The 4 main options for the bench of the Barça:

Juan Carlos Unzué, the continuity of the project

The current second trainer of the FC Barcelona arrived with Luis Enrique and, to the equal that Tito Vilanova with Pep Guardiola years backwards, has "sucked" of all the knowledges of the Asturian technician, imposing also own ideas that have served to build to one of the best Barça of the last times, able to harvest 8 of 10 possible titles up to now. That it have formed part of the staff of the others two previously mentioned trainers, also is a synonymous of wide knowledges.

  • His pros:

Unzué Would offer continuity to the current project and would not need any type of adaptation to the bench of the FC Barcelona, when knowing already to all the players. Besides, the footballers have a big confidence in him and the fact to follow with the current project would serve to boost the chemistry of group, even more of what already is implemented. 

  • His contras:

It can that the only big against of Juan Carlos Unzué is his fault of experience like absolute trainer. Never it has headed to a team in solitary, or at least no to one of the category of the FC Barcelona, and would exist the risk that the charge exceeded him in some phase of the season.

Ernesto Valverde, the old Barcelona longing

Ernesto Valverde already sounded in more than an occasion to occupy the bench of the Barça when Andoni Zubizarreta was the sportive director, although the Basque technician preferred to remain in the Athletic. The aspirations to try win the UEFA Europe League or some another title with the "lions" prevailed in this moment. Now it seems that, except surprise of last hour, will not renew with the "lions".

  • His pros:

In the present campaign 2016-17, will surpass to Javier Clemente like the trainer rojiblanco with more parties in the Athletic. It knows to perfection the FC Barcelona, where save him a big respect and consider him one of the best technicians of LaLiga Santander. In this sense, is not descabellado that the group culé give him the reins of the team since it marries with the philosophy of offensive game and appeal of the club.

  • His contras:

His main idea is to renew his agreement with the "lions". Besides, it does not finish of calar inside the changing room and could finish like the "Tata" Martino, consumed by the staff to the not knowing impose to this. Seen the last technicians that has directed to the group blaugrana, seems that the "shots" go more by a man with a strong personality more than by a míster calm and pautado. 

Koeman, the "another" heir of Wembley

To the equal that Pep Guardiola, Ronald Koeman would recover the winning spirit of the disciples of Johan Cruyff that did with the Glass of Europe in Wembley. The Dutch has grown a lot like trainer since it was for the last time in LaLiga to the control of Valencia Cf. Nevertheless, and controversial extradeportivas in that team to part, Koeman raised the Glass of the King with the blanquinegros. First in the Southampton and now in the Everton, the technician has showed to be to the height of a competition like the Premier League. 

  • His pros:

It knows to perfection Can Barça and his offensive style does him ideal to fit with the game of the Barça. It knows to perfection all the estamentos of the club, is an idol for the fans and also forms part of this ointment of exjugadores culés that have gone out trainers of first level.

  • His contras:

"The reason by which signed here is because have a project. We need time, but want to grow inside and out of the field", was what said the trainer when it asked after him the possibility to sign by the Barcelona does weeks. His clause of rescission, enciphered in eight million euros, also is a problem.

Eusebio Sacristán, the step of the filial to the first team

The trainer of the Real Sociedad, Eusebio Sacristán, enjoyed of good moments and no so good in the filial of the FC Barcelona. The technician vallisoletano already has gone through the Barcelona entity until in three occasions and no descarta that it do it in a fourth, already, this yes, like trainer of the first team. This step would be important and perhaps do not find todavái with strengths to give it.

  • His pros:

Eusebio always has been in the diary of the FC Barcelona like possible trainer for the first team, when knowing perfectly the house and have trained several years to the Barça B with a lot of success. It will be necessary to see this course until where achieves to arrive with the Real Sociedad and if from the club bets by one of the riskiest candidatures.

  • His contras:

"I am in the ideal place to carry out my dreams. To the Barça join me a lot of things, but remains me very far change a beautiful project for thinking in something that do not know. I want to live the moment, enjoy it and follow ilusionado. We are beginning something lovely and do not think in at all more. We want to follow together in this project", said does weeks. These words can understand like that at all it moves him of the team "txuri-urdin" in the near future. 

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