Barca ‘naive’, ‘disrespectful’ in handling Valverde’s sack, says Rivaldo
Barcelona was “naive” and “disrespectful” in how they handled Ernesto Valverde’s sacking, according to Rivaldo.
Why Xavi said no to Barca’s job and Setien was appointed
After weeks of whispers, clandestine meetings with club legends, rumours of dressing-room discontent and general tittle-tattle, Ernesto Valverde became only the second manager in Barcelona’s history to be sacked...
Barcelona sack Valverde and appoint Setien as successor
Spanish champions Barcelona have sacked their coach Ernesto Valverde and appointed Quique Setien as his replacement, the club announced on Monday. The decision to remove Valverde was confirmed following a board meeting that lasted more than four hours at Camp Nou on Monday afternoon. Barca are top of La Liga but have won only one…
Valverde on the brink as Barcelona consider their options
Ernesto Valverde took training on Monday morning but his future as Barcelona coach looks bleak, with the club expected to make a decision on his position later in a board meeting, a club source confirmed.
Zidane and Valverde to meet in Clasico battle of the survivors
Zinedine Zidane and Ernesto Valverde might have been fearing for their jobs if they had lost a Clasico back in October but its postponement means that on Wednesday they can face each other feeling more secure.
Barcelona leave it late to sneak past Leganes
Barcelona needed a late winner from Arturo Vidal to beat bottom-club Leganes 2-1 on Saturday and dig out a much-needed victory ahead of what could prove a crucial month in their season.
Will Barca boss pay the big prize?
A few weeks ago, had you spotted Barcelona’s trip to Granada in the La Liga schedule, you might well have predicted the winning team would be topping the table at the end of the evening.
Valverde awaits Neymar relief and Messi return
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has admitted he cannot wait for speculation about Neymar to end when the transfer window closes on Monday.
Coutinho set for Barca stay after Miami win over Napoli
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde claimed on Wednesday that Philippe Coutinho is set to stay at Camp Nou despite strong interest in the unsettled Brazilian from the Premier League.
Valverde feels Barcelona support despite Champions League collapse
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has said he feels supported by club president Josep Bartomeu and compared the reaction to their Champions League exit to a child having a tantrum. Barca crashed out in the semi-finals on Tuesday after one of the greatest comebacks in the tournament's history saw them lose 4-0 to Liverpool and throw…