Sergi Barjuan is the temporary relay of Ronald Koeman. What are the keys to betting on Joan Laporta, waiting for the arrival of Xavi?
He already gave him the alternative in juvenile and B
In the last year of his previous stage, Laporta already gave him the first opportunity on a bench, by putting him in front of the youth team. Barça has finally opted for the subsidiary’s coach even though he valued, and very seriously, the possibility that Albert capellas, a former Danish U21 coach and integrated into the club’s formative football structure (which will temporarily cover Sergi’s absence from the subsidiary). The president, who gave him the keys to the B dressing room in June after Garcia Pepper, Now he has also lent him, albeit for a limited time, those of the Camp Nou.
How long will you be at the Camp Nou?
If Xavi cannot advance his departure from Qatar, Sergi will be the one will lead the team three games before the national team break: before Alavés and Celta in the League and in the Champions League in Kiev against Dynamo. The problem is that the Catalan coach has two important commitments with Al-Sadd: on Saturday he receives Al Ahli from Doha and on Wednesday, November 3, he plays in the Al-Duhail field (second classified with three points less than Xavi’s team ).
What experience does he have?
When Laporta signed him for the subsidiary this summer, the former ‘dream team’ winger had not trained for two years. His last experience had been in the Zhejiang Greentown, of the Second Division, until he was dismissed in the summer of 2019. Before, in addition to the youth of Barcelona, the former player later directed Recreativo de Huelva, Almería and Mallorca.
How many interns have Barça had?
Sergi will be the fifth interim coach that Barça has had in its entire history, after Enric Rabassa (6 meetings in 1960), Antonio Romero (1 in 1983), Charly rexach (2 in 1996) and Tone From the cross (1 in 2003).
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.