Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane expects Barcelona to be just as competitive under new boss Quique Setien – and accepts working in the spotlight is all part of the job.
Spanish La Liga
Mauricio Pochettino remains coy over his next job but refused to rule out a return to the Premier League.
Quique Setien is embracing a new job that is beyond his “wildest dreams”, having been walking around his home town surrounded by cows just hours before being appointed Barcelona manager.
Quique Setien says he did not imagine in his “wildest dreams” that he would become Barcelona manager.
Departing Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has written a thank you letter to the club’s supporters, players and directors.
Barcelona have appointed Quique Setien to replace Ernesto Valverde on a contract until the end of the 2021-22 season.
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has been sacked and replaced by Quique Setien despite the club being top of the LaLiga table.
Ernesto Valverde took training at Barcelona on Monday morning amid speculation his time as coach could be about to end.
Thibaut Courtois was the hero for Real Madrid as they won the Spanish Super Cup final with a 4-1 penalty shootout victory over rivals Atletico Madrid.
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is set to be sidelined for four months after undergoing keyhole surgery on his right knee, the Spanish champions have announced.
Xavi’s club Al Sadd insist they have had no official approach for the coach to return to his former club Barcelona.