Sports Desk – Ronald Koeman, is set to be appointed as the new Barcelona head coach next week, replacing the out-of-favour Quique Setien at the helm of the club. the 57-year-old Koeman will leave his current role before the start of the new season.
The Board of Directors have agreed that Quique Setién is no longer the first team coach. This is the first decision within a wider restructuring of the first team which will be agreed between the current technical secretary and the new coach, who will be announced in the coming days.
❗ Quique Setién deja de ser el entrenador del primer equipo— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona_es) August 17, 2020
▶ El nuevo entrenador será anunciado en los próximos días, en el marco de una amplia reestructuración del primer equipo
Quique Setién came to Barça as coach on 13 January of this year. During his seven months in charge the Cantabiran coached the first team in 25 matches: 19 in the league, three in the Champions League and three in the Copa del Rey.
The breakdown of his results was 16 wins, four draws and five defeats.
Ronald Koeman career at Barcelona
The Koeman played 350 matches at Camp Nou as a defender from 1989 to 1995 and was a member of Johan Cruyff’s famous “Dream Team”.
Koeman has been plying his trade as a manager for 20 years and he has managed clubs like Ajax, PSV, Valencia, Everton, Southampton, and Benfica.
Seasons at the club: 1989-95
Games played: 350
Goals scored: 106
Titles won: 12