Sergi Barjuan to replace Koeman as interim manager

Thu 28 October 2021 | 12:43

Barjuan will lead Barcelona while the club’s negotiation with Xavi is in progress.

Following two consecutive defeats against Real Madrid and Rayo Vallecano,

Ronald Koeman

was finally relieved of his duty as


head coach.

Barcelona are currently in negotiations with Al-Sadd boss Xavi, however until the


come to a conclusion

, former Barcelona star

Sergi Barjuan

will serve as the interim manager.

A statement on the club’s

official website


"FC Barcelona hereby announces that Sergi Barjuan, the current coach of Barça B, shall be taking provisional charge of the technical management of the senior squad. His interim position as first team head coach shall end as soon as the club has hired full-time head coach to replace the dismissed Ronald Koeman.

"FC Barcelona president, Joan Laporta, shall be officially introducing Sergi Barjuan to the first team squad this afternoon before the training session at the Ciutat Esportiva.

"Sergi Barjuan will be attending to the media tomorrow Thursday from 1.00pm CEST in the pressroom at the Ciutat Esportiva to discuss the game against Alavés, with president Joan Laporta also appearing."

source: SportMob

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