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Barcelona Sack Coach Ernesto Valverde




Catalan gaint, Barcelona, have sacked coach Ernesto Valverde.

The club replaced him with former Real Betis former, Quique Setien.

Barcelona sacked Valverde despite still topping the Spanish La Liga table with 40 points after 19 games.

Reports are that Barcelona top managemen decided on a new coach on Sunday, January 12

The search for a new coach followed their defeat against Atletico Madrid in the Super Cup semifinal where Diego Simeone’s men came from behind to win.

Ex-Barcelona star, Xavi, was reported offered the job to replace Valverde, but he turned the offer down as he prefers staying with Al-Sadd.

In each of his two seasons as Barcelona coach, Valverde won the Spanish La Liga title.





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