With the 2016-17 La Liga season already over, Luis Enrique has officially stepped down as the head coach of Barcelona as he was replaced by Ernesto Valverde.
The 53 year old manager already has experience in coaching top clubs as Valverde has been in charge of: Atletic Bilbao, Espanyol, Olympiacos, Villareal and Valencia.
Despite having experience with those aforementioned clubs, Barcelona is on another level as this is one of the teams that is regarded to be as one of the best in the world of football right alongside with: Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.
Ernesto Valverde has recently voiced his excitement in this new period of his life as the 53 year old Spanish manager said:
“It’s a privilege to come here. I feel very lucky that the club had me in mind and offered me the job. I am very excited about heading into this new stage of my career. It’s an enormous challenge and I have the intention of making Barcelona even greater than it already is´´
“It was a long time ago. I’m older now and this is a totally different time. I’m a lot more conscious now of what it means to take this step. I was very young back then. I came back to other clubs and now Barça too. I’d like things to go well and let the people enjoy it. We want the fans to see a team that is committed on the field and, above all, committed to its supporters´´
Barcelona along with Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are some of the clubs that are dominating the world of football and Ernesto Valverdenow has the task of extending Barcelona´s reign of domination.