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Barca candidate Laporta keen on targeting Arteta as coach if elected

Mon 01 March 2021 | 18:57

With Barcelona zeroing in on the impending presidential poll at the club, contenders for the position are presenting their plans on how the club would look under their prevalence.

Joan Laporta, Toni Freixa, and Victor Font are the three up-and-comers on the final referendum, and each has various thoughts on the best way to lead the club and which approach ought to be taken, how it will handle its obligation and plan for what's to come. 

Laporta – club president somewhere in the range of 2003 and 2010 – lost the election to ex-officeholder Josep Maria Bartomeu in 2015, in the wake of Barca winning the treble under Luis Enrique, however, is currently confident of recovering the position. 

A report from Catalan radio broadcast RAC1, as conveyed by 

Marca

, features how the 58-year-old Laprta is a devotee of Arsenal manager

Mikel Arteta

and would be willing to move him back to Barcelona.

Arteta went through five years in La Masia; however, he never presented the senior team's shirt. He was

Pep Guardiola

's assistant in Manchester City before getting at the helm of the Gunners.

 Ronald Koeman is the head manager at the club, yet his position may get in doubt once the president is elected.

 

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