The previous Athletic Bilbao was sacked as Barcelona’s supervisor after greater than two years in cost, however he harbours no arduous emotions in direction of the membership.
In a message that was made accessible on Barcelona’s official web site, Valverde thanked the membership’s board for giving him the chance to handle an illustrious membership like Barcelona.
He additionally thanked the gamers with whom he received 4 trophies throughout his time at Camp Nou. The 55-year-old received two consecutive La Liga titles, one Copa Del Rey and one Tremendous Cup. He managed 145 video games for Barcelona, profitable 96, drawing 35 and dropping simply 16.
Valverde’s assertion on Barcelona’s official web site learn: My time as FC Barcelona coach has come to an finish. It has been an intense two and a half years proper from the beginning. In that point I’ve loved some joyful moments celebrating victories and trophies but in addition others which were powerful and tough. Nonetheless, above all, I want to spotlight my expertise with the followers and the love confirmed in direction of me throughout my time as coach.
I want to thank the president Josep Maria Bartomeu and the Board of Administrators for giving me the chance to teach the primary staff and their confidence throughout all this time. I might additionally prefer to thank all of the folks I’ve labored with on the Membership for his or her help and the way they handled me in the course of the two and a half seasons, particularly those that work in and across the first staff and with whom I’ve shared so many moments on the Ciutat Esportiva and through away journeys. After all, I want to thank the gamers for all their efforts which have allowed us to assert 4 trophies collectively. From this present day, I want all of them the luck on the earth and to the brand new coach Quique Setién additionally.
All one of the best to everybody.
The Blaugrana have since introduced former Actual Betis supervisor Quique Setién as Valverde’s alternative. He will probably be in cost till 2022. Barcelona return to La Liga motion this weekend once they host Granada on Sunday.