Saturday, October 23

Pirlo’s position at work as Barcelona begins to ‘look for a new coach’

Andrea Pirlo's position on the work of Barcelona was revealed as Laporta and company.  start 'looking for a new manager'

A new perspective will be offered on Thursday on the possibility of Andrea Pirlo replacing Ronald Koeman on the bench for La Liga giant Barcelona.

Beating of Benfica

The issue of Koeman’s future at the Camp Nou, of course, has come back to the fore in the last 24 hours.

This comes after one of the darkest days in recent FC Barcelona history which took place on Wednesday.

The Blaugrana, fresh from Levante’s 3-0 defeat at the weekend, made the trip to Portugal for a Champions League group stage match with Benfica.

Koeman and company. He proceeded to the proceedings knowing that a positive result was an absolute necessity, following a 3-0 at the hands of Bayern Munich in their first Group E game.

However, when all was said and done at the Estadio da Luz, an alarming display saw Barça once again fall in a 3-0 defeat.

Darwin Núñez’s double, on both sides of an effort by Rafa Silva in the second half, finally culminated in another embarrassing night on the continent for one of the most historic clubs in European football.

Koeman out / Pirlo in?

In turn, with Barcelona sixth in the La Liga table, and now headed for an exit from the group stage of the Champions League, it should come as no surprise to learn that those in a position of power in Catalonia have started the process of shaking things up on the club bench.

According to the transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Joan Laporta and company. “They are looking for a new manager,” and “many different candidates” are being considered.

Meanwhile, one of those tactics is believed to come in the form of Andrea Pirlo.

Former Italian international Pirlo has been out of the management since he was sacked by Juventus from Serie A at the end of last season, but despite his relative lack of experience, he is now considered one of the favorites to replace. to Ronald Koeman at the Camp Nou.

Although contact between the parties has not yet been made, Pirlo, according to Romano, is ‘very loved’ by the Blaugrana president, Joan Laporta:

It should be noted that it has also been ensured that the 42-year-old himself would be interested in taking the reins in Catalonia (as would the River Plate coach, Marcelo Gallardo):

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