Spanish soccer club, Barcelona have sacked Ronald Koeman as their head coach.
He was sacked following Wednesday’s defeat at Rayo Vallecano, whereas Objective can verify the position has now been provided to club legend Xavi.
A loss to Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday was the ultimate straw for the Dutchman, who was dismissed simply hours after the game
The loss left Barcelona in ninth place within the La Liga desk, having received simply 4 of their opening 10 league games.
The Blaugrana have additionally struggled within the Champions League this time period, which led to Koeman’s ouster after simply over a season in cost.
“FC Barcelona has dismissed Ronald Koeman tonight as coach of the primary staff,” a press release launched by the membership mentioned. “Membership president Joan Laporta knowledgeable him of the choice after the defeat in opposition to Rayo Vallecano.
“Ronald Koeman will say goodbye to the squad this Thursday on the Ciudad Deportiva.
“FC Barcelona needs to thank him for his service to the membership and needs him all the perfect in his skilled profession.”
Barca may quickly have a alternative for Koeman as Objective can verify that longtime midfielder and present Al Sadd head coach Xavi has been provided the job.
Xavi has an exit clause with the Qatar facet however it’s understood that he desires to maneuver to Barcelona, who’re ready to pay the price wanted to safe the 41-year-old.