The former Blaugrana midfielder, who played for Barcelona for more than a decade, has been reportedly sacked from his role as the club’s sporting director as part of Joan Laporta‘s has kick-started the shaking up of the club.
Starting his journey with Barcelona back in
when he was only
has made more than
first team in a
Joining the Blaugrana from Barcelona B in
, the midfielder has registered
in his 311 official appearances for the club before leaving for
After retirement from playing football at Livingston in 2002, the Spaniard returned to his boyhood club during Laporta’s first spell in 2003 as a youth coach.
The Spaniard has also led the Australian side,
, to A-League title in the
season before returning to
However, the departure of
legend is a continuation of
pattern of remodeling the club in the coming months.
5 La Liga
1991-92 Champions League title
2 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
during his 14-year playing career at Barcelona.