Valdés return to the club back in July was a celebrated one, as the 37-year-old – who won six ?La Liga titles and three Champions Leagues between the sticks at Camp Nou – took up a role with the club for the first time since leaving in 2014.
It’s been a bumpy road ever since, however, with reports from Spain (?SPORT) recently ramping up talk of a fall-out with Kluivert, who insisted on
“FC Barcelona has told Víctor Valdés that he is no longer the coach of Juvenil A and belonging to the club,” ?the statement reads. “Artiga Franc, until now coach of Juvenil B and in the Masia since 2010, becomes the coach of Juvenil A.”
? [ÙLTIMA HORA] Víctor Valdés deixa de ser l’entrenador del Juvenil A. Franc Artiga, fins ara entrenador del Juvenil B, ocuparà el seu càrrec.
— FC Barcelona – Masia (@FCBmasia) October 7, 2019
While the youth ranks are in a state of coaching turmoil, further up the ladder, the Blaugrana first team finally seems to be getting it right.
After a dismal start to the season that had them embroiled in a state of crisis, they won a fourth game on the bounce when they ?hammered Sevilla 4-0 at the weekend – albeit a win punctuated with a couple of red cards to the debuting Ronald Araujo and the impressive Ousmane Dembele.
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