Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has reiterated his support for manager Ernesto Valverde despite their shock Champions League exit to Liverpool.
Ernesto Valverde hopes Barcelona’s 2-2 draw at Eibar will serve as a wake-up call ahead of the Copa del Rey final.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde refused to be drawn on whether the club would look to bring Antoine Griezmann to the Nou Camp over the summer.
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde’s job is safe, according to club president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Ernesto Valverde insisted offering to resign as Barcelona coach had not crossed his mind after seeing his side bounce back from their Champions League nightmare with victory over Getafe on Sunday.
Wounded Barcelona signed off their home LaLiga campaign with a 2-0 victory over Getafe, whose hopes of a maiden top-four finish are now out of their hands.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde insists he is not about to “hide under a stone” as his team look to recover from their shock Champions League elimination by Liverpool.
Barcelona were subjected to “the biggest ridicule in history”, according to the Spanish media, as Liverpool left the Catalans “blushing” with a remarkable 4-0 Champions League comeback win at Anfield.
Jurgen Klopp recalled a past experience of being 3-0 down after the first leg of a Champions League tie as he prepared his injury-hit Liverpool side for Barcelona’s visit to Anfield on Tuesday.
Luis Suarez admits he owes a debt of gratitude to Liverpool for helping him become the player he is and believes a warm welcome awaits at Anfield for the service he put in for the club.
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde admits the loss of Ousmane Dembele to a hamstring problem early in the 2-0 defeat at Celta Vigo will be a “major blow” to their end-of-season ambitions.