Laporta manages four options for the Barcelona bench after the dismissal of Ronald Koeman.
The Barcelona dismissed Ronald Koeman as his strategist and now looking for a candidate for the bench. There are four options that Joan Laporta, president of the club, and the board of directors manage, two as possible interim technicians or two to take the team permanently.
According to information from Moses Llorens, correspondent of ESPN on Barcelona, Laporta poses to people from home as interns, while he has on the table the resumes of Xavi Hernandez and Marcelo Gallardo.
According to information from ESPN, the Barcelona started a new casting for a new coach, either temporary or permanent. Acting would be Sergi Barjuan, coach of Barça B, or Albert capellas, former Denmark Under-21 coach who came to reinforce the structure in formative football.
Even Llorens himself confirmed that Xavi Hernandez, current helmsman of Al-Sadd of Qatar, is one of the strongest options to be able to take the direction of the Blaugrana team in the long term.
“Or two more names, Xavi Hernandez, coach of Al-Sadd Qatar, or Marcelo gallardo, the River Plate coach who wants to finish the season in Argentina before deciding whether to continue in Argentina or emigrate to Europe. These are the four letters that Joan Laporta handles at the moment, “he said in a report from Barcelona.
In addition, he reported that the decision to remove Koeman from the Blaugrana bench was due to the defeat against Rayo Vallecano, which caused a lot of pressure from all the members of the board of directors and confirmed that part of the squad no longer felt comfortable with him. Dutch.
“The decision was made at the end of the game. Joan Laporta, club president, wanted to gauge the mood on the board of directors. The pressure was effective in the face of disagreement. It is understood that part of the squad had already lost confidence in the Dutch coach ”.
Koeman he will say goodbye this Thursday to the culés elements and will collect his belongings from the office he had in Ciudad Deportiva.