Barcelona president confirms confidence in Ernesto Valverde: “He is the coach that we want to”


Barcelona-voorzitter bevestigt vertrouwen in Ernesto Valverde: “Hij is de coach die we willen”

FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde, the trust donated. The trainer stays on, despite the dramatic elimination in the semi-finals of the Champions League against Liverpool. That insured president Josep Maria Bartomeu on Thursday.

The Spaniard has a year on at the Catalan club and even the possibility stipulated there even a season beforehand. “Valverde has already said, he has the support of me and the board. He is the coach that we want. We are very happy with him,” said president Bartomeu.

Bartomeu said that Barça is still the painful elimination feels like by Liverpool in the Champions League. Barcelona won the home match with 3-0, but lost at Anfield with a 4-0 lead. He stressed however, the importance of the Spanish league. “To win the championship is always the first goal and then the Spanish cup and the Champions League.”

Barça conquered the Spanish title. On 25 may the in the final of the Copa del Rey Valencia.