Valverde to be dismissed TODAY following a meeting of Barca board (MD)

The board of Barça will make an official statement for Valverde’s exit after today’s meeting of the coach with Bartomeu, according to mundo deportivo from Spain.

In fact, after the summit of Barca commission held last night, the coach Ernesto Valverde is in serious danger. In this meeting, which was held last night and until dawn, the president, Josep Maria Bartomeu and Abidal all participated.

In the meeting last night, the future and existing options for an immediate candidate on the bench were analyzed. Club’s CEO Grau and Abidal reported Xavi Hernández’s refusal to manage Barca now and his preference is a return next summer. The situation of Valverde after the last defeat and probability for the second half of the season was also discussed. And Mauricio Pochettino’s name was the last to appear last night as a candidate, according to RAC1.

A meeting of President Bartomeu with Valverde is also scheduled for today.