Barcelona agreed with the head coach Ernesto Valverde of the conditions of his new contract
The current agreement Spanish specialist with blaugranas expired at the end of the season, and he could have the summer to leave the Catalan club.
However, the leadership of Barcelona reached an agreement with Ernesto Valverde signed a new contract, as the Catalans announced on their official website.
As reported in the statement blaugranas, 55-year-old coach signed a one-year contract until June 2020. The agreement also provides for the possibility of extension for another season.
Recall that Valverde was headed by Barcelona in 2017, signing a two year contract. At the head of the Catalan team’s Spanish coach won the championship, the Cup and the Supercup of Spain.
This season, Barcelona after 23 rounds with a 51 point lead in the championship standings Spain, ahead of the second real Madrid on six points.
In the Cup of Spain blaugranas reached the semifinals, where he met with the real Madrid. The first match between the teams on the field, the Catalans ended in a draw 1:1.
In the Champions League Barcelona has confidently won first place in their group and will play in 1/8 final with the French Lyon.
Earlier, the President of Barcelona commented about a possible return to the Catalan club striker of Paris Saint-Germain Neymar. Head blaugranas Josep Bartomeu stated that previously no contact with representatives of the Brazilian striker about the transfer service was not.
The President of Barcelona said that the club is already thinking of strengthening the team for next season, but the return of Neymar to their plans is not included.
“I never talked with Neymar or his father. They approached me about returning to Barcelona.
We are already preparing for the new season in the transfer plan, but the intention to return of Neymar we have. We do not consider this option. I don’t think that PSG wants to let go of such a player”, — quotes Bartomeu AS.
Recall that Neymar should leave Paris Saint-Germain.
As reported Politeka, Barcelona considers it impossible the return of Neymar.
Also Politeka wrote that Neymar refused to transition to the real world.