Thierry Henry, during a Monaco match

POLL OF THE CLUB

The coaches that Barça contemplated before launching for Xavi

Published:12/01/2020 - 07:48h

Updated:12/01/2020 - 07:48h

Xavi Hernández is the great candidate to relieve Ernesto Valverde on the bench of FC Barcelona. However, the club spoke before with other technicians

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The situation of Ernesto Valverde in the bench of the FC Barcelona is more discussed that never. After two deafening failures in the two last editions of the Champions League and to a very irregular first-half in the present season, the team hit it to him in the semifinals of the Supercopa of Spain. The technician extremeño is again in the eye of the hurricane.

To day of today, with the Txingurri to the edge of the dismissal, the candidature of Xavi Hernández to be the new technician of the FC Barcelona has won a lot of strength. The egarense embodies the ideal values for the Catalan club and his methodology fits in the perfection with the philosophy of game that implants from the Masia. In spite of this, has not been the only option that has handled .

Along the last months have gone out several names to the palestra like possible substitutes of the Txingurri in the bench of the Camp Nou. The one who had won more strength was the one of Ronald Koeman, ex Barcelona and current footballer technician of the Dutch selection. In the last months even went out to the light a clause of leakage that has in the combined Dutch if it receives a proposal of the Barça.

Another of the big candidates was Thierry Henry, that to day of today trains to the Montreal Impact. The French, mythical ex footballer of the Arsenal with a brief but excitoso go through the FC Barcelona -won a sextete- to the orders of Pep Guardiola, was a firm option, but his failure in the Monaco would have generated a lot of doubts in the breast of the club, by what at the end decided expect.

In addition to them, also it appeared the option of Quique Setién, a technician that has not trained to clubs of maximum European level but that has showed in teams like the The Palms or the Real Betis a very attractive style that would fit well in the Camp Nou. Nevertheless, this fault of experience in the elite would have been definite for, by the moment, descartarle.

Unsteadiness of Valverde

This is the third season of Ernesto Valverde in the FC Barcelona​ and until the moment, Josep Maria Bartomeu already has renewed him twice. Of incomprehensible form, these two renewals were closed in February of 2018 and 2019, still with everything at stake, and finally in both finish generating doubts. After this, kept the bet by the technician extremeño and no ceased him , aunqueahora seems that it has exhausted him the credit.

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