Barcelona sacks Valverde, appoints Setien as new manager

Barcelona FC has named Quique Setien as new manager of the club.

Meanwhile Barcelona has sacked Ernesto Valverde.

The club disclosed this on Monday on its official social media handle.

The statement reads “Agreement between FC Barcelona and Ernesto Valverde to end his contract as manager of the first team. Thank you for everything, Ernesto. Best of luck in the future,” an official club statement read.

Quique Setien will be the new FC Barcelona coach. The man from Cantabria in the north of Spain comes to Barca after having had spells at Racing Santander, Poli Ejido, Logrones, Lugo, Las Palmas and Betis, his previous club in the 2018/19 season.

“Throughout his career he has been a proponent of possession-based, attacking football that has been attractive to the fans.” FC Barcelona stated.

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