Julian Nagelsmann, Leipzig's coach


Nagelsmann, possible substitute for Valverde?

Published:9/12/2019 - 08:36h

Updated:9/12/2019 - 08:36h

Ernesto Valverde's position on the bench of FC Barcelona has not been insured for a long time, so several names sound like possible relays. Nagelsmann seems to be delighted

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During the last parties, the FC Barcelona has achieved to take out splendid results, as well as deploy a football that wins and convinces. In spite of this, do not forget the two last failures in the Champions League in black nights like the ones of Rome or Liverpool, as well as the irregular level that the culés are showing during the last months.

All this has arrived with Ernesto Valverde at the head of the team. A technician that already has been renewed twice -the two inexplicably in the month of February- and that always has been in the eye of the hurricane by this irregularity and, especially, the ineffectiveness in the Champions League. Of course, already they have sounded several technicians like possible relief of the Txingurri.

In spite of that Ronald Koeman, legendary ex footballer of the FC Barcelona and current technician of the Dutch selection, seems the candidate number one, also have sounded other names like Erik have Hag, trainer of the Ajax of Ámsterdam, or Marcelo Gallardo, technician of River Plate. Julian Nagelsmann, at the head of the Network Bull Leipzig, has been the last in sounding.

With hardly 32 years of age, has achieved to put to the German picture in eighth of final of the Champions League, as well as be in the fight by the Bundesliga (is the classified second, to a point of the leader, the Borussia Mönchengladbach). It is necessary to say that, before training to the Leipzig, had done an extraordinary work with the Hoffenheim, to the that attained to classify for the League of Champions.

In an interview conceded to ZDF, Nagelsmann left want by the FC Barcelona and commanded a clear 'wink' in reference to that it would not upset him have an opportunity in the Camp Nou: "I have said It many times. Barcelona is a beautiful city, a beautiful club". Nevertheless, it remembered that there is a lot of more alternative. "But this is not the only club that is attractive", sentenced.

It was near of the Borussia Dortmund

Julian Nagelsmann recognised that it was very near of the Borussia Dortmund, although finally the one who recently was European rival of the Barça did not bet by him. "It is true that there was an interest. In the football, ​​the time and the form are always the key, and this did not fit, so I was not Dortmund. The moment was not appropriate and the Borussia did not want to expect", concluded.

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