Barca To Sack Ernesto Valverde Today As Pressure Grows

Barca Sack Ernesto Valverde Today

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde is most likely going to be sacked on today [Monday], according to reports in Spain.

Valverde is under pressure and his future could be decided at a board meeting on Monday afternoon.

Former Tottenham boss, Mauricio Pochettino is been touted as a possible replacement, along with former Real Madrid manager, Quique Setien.

Xavi declined the opportunity to return to Camp Nou as a coach as he does not want to go back in the middle of a season.

Spanish newspaper Sport claims Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu is also considering putting Barcelona B manager Francisco Garcia Pimienta in charge until the summer.

That would give the Catalan giants a solution until the point at which Xavi would be ready to be in charge.

GoalBall understand that Valverde is currently holding a meeting with Bartomeu after the morning training session.

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After which there will be a meeting of Barcelona's board in the afternoon where his fate as manager would be decided.

This article was most recently revised and updated 3 years ago

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