FC Barcelona introduced Ernesto Valverde as the club’s new football manager.
Valverde takes over from Luis Enrique after the latter managed the club for three seasons. Valverde resigned as manager of Athletic Bilbao to take this position for two years. The former Blaugrana player had his first day documented by the official website.
For the second year in a row, Barça crash out of the Champions League’s Quarter-Finals. The team has a few weeks of football left to try to win a domestic double. However, an overhaul is in order for next season.
- By Ibrahim Ayyub
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If there’s ever a line from a movie that is synonymous with FC Barcelona, it has to be the line uttered in The Dark Knight. “You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain.” This applies to both managers and players. We have seen managers such as Cruyff, Rijkaard, Guardiola, and now Luis Enrique be admired only to be turned on by the fans. The same applies with players who were once worshipped but then left the club through the back door. At this moment, Luis Enrique is becoming the villain as the club fails to impress on the pitch. Continue reading “Time for a Barça Overhaul!”