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Roberto de Zerbi, Laporta's favorite for Barça 'thanks' to Pep Guardiola

Published:29/02/2024 - 22:29h

Updated:1/03/2024 - 08:22h

FC Barcelona is in full casting to choose who will be Xavi Hernández's replacement on the bench. The name of Roberto de Zerbi remains on the table on the recommendation of Pep Guardiola

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They are many the informations on the casting of the FC Barcelona to choose to his next trainer. Joan Laporta and Deco find deshojando the margarita to define who will be the elected and the task is not being simple. They are varied the names that are on the table, but go in at stake a lot of factors: the profile, that can fit in the style to the that want to give continuity and, more important still, the economic appearance. The final decision will take in arriving.

However, according to an information in 'Tot Coast' of Catalonia Irradiate, in the dispatches have begun to choose to his 'favourite'. For the maximum mandator the 'chosen' would be Roberto of Zerbi, current trainer of the Brighton. His agreement extends until 30 June 2026 and would have a clause of rescission that rises to the 25 million euros, an inaccessible figure for the 'touched' economy of the Barcelona entity.

The Barça carries some weeks tanteando the incorporation of the Italian trainer, the one who has stood out for working a lot to his teams from the command of the possession and the construction of the game from backwards, with his goalkeeper. Recently they have carried the 'slam' of a Brighton that has left clear that do not want that it go out: "we Want that Roberto remain with us the greater possible time because it is doing a big work. It is easy to understand that when somebody does it like this the other fix and want to ficharle, even clubs of potential elder that are playing to a higher level", said Paul Barber, executive director of the 'seagulls'.

The recommendation of Pep Guardiola

Of agreement to the before quoted source, has been Pep Guardiola the one who has recommended to Of Zerbi to Joan Laporta, directly. It is not a secret for anybody that the exazulgrana is a big admirer of the work of the Italian technician and that in several opportunities has him alagado by his work in the American Express Community Stadium. In fact, he same had aimed some time that sees him like his 'successor' in the Etihad Stadium. "That is the next trainer of the Manchester City", would have said Pep after a split against the Brighton, home, as it aimed The Telegraph.

In May of 2023, in press conference, Guardiola recognised in front of the press that "loan attention to what say because I am safe that have reason: it is one of the most influential trainers of the last 20 years", recognising the virtues of the team that took Of Zerbi after substituting to Graham Potter: "there is not anybody in the world that play like the Brighton: have an only style. Since Roberto arrived to the Premier League, had the feeling that would have a big impact, but did not expect that it had it so prompt. His team creates of 20 to 25 opportunities by party, many more than his rivals. And it hoards the balloon as it does long that it did not see. All the players are put, his goalkeeper plays practically of midfield player. If you do not play to the highest level, this team can do what want with you. They deserve all the praises and the success that are having".

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