Barcelona: FC Barcelona have appointed Ronald Koeman as their subsequent coach, the membership stated in an announcement on Wednesday, as the Catalans look to rebuild after their 8-2 thrashing by Bayern Munich within the Champions League final week.
Koeman, who has left his function as supervisor of the Netherlands, has signed a two-year-deal with Barcelona, who sacked Quique Setien on Monday after he presided over the membership`s worst defeat ever in European competitors.
Koeman, who will likely be formally offered on the Camp Nou stadium afterward Wednesday, is dearly beloved at Barca for his function in Johan Cruyff`s massively profitable facet identified as the `Dream Team` and for scoring the aim that delivered the membership`s first ever European Cup in 1992.
The defender later grew to become the membership`s assistant coach earlier than embarking on a profession as a head coach, managing Dutch sides Ajax Amsterdam, PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord plus Premier League sides Southampton and Everton and La Liga`s Valencia.
“Barcelona and Ronald Koeman have come to an agreement for him to be the team`s coach until 30 June 2022,” stated Barca`s assertion.
“A club legend and Barca`s hero at Wembley who gave fans their first European Cup, Koeman is coming back to the Camp Nou. But this time he will be in the dugout to lead the team.”