Spanish side, Barcelona, on Wednesday morning, officially appointed and announced Ronald Koeman as the club’s new manager.
This statement was made known to the general public by Barcelona in a statement on the club’s official website.
Koeman began his coaching career at Barcelona as first-team assistant coach and then as coach of Barça B in the 1998-99 season.
Koeman took over from Quique Setién, who was sacked on Monday after their humiliating exit from the Champions League in the hands of Bayern Munich last Friday.
The statement reads:
“FC Barcelona and Ronald Koeman have reached an agreement for the Dutchman to take over as first-team coach until 30 June 2022.
“The presentation and subsequent press conference for the new Barça coach will take place today from 6.00 pm CEST at the Auditori 1899.” Follow us on Instagram @sofovilla | Follow us on Twitter @sofovilla | Like our page on Facebook via @sofovillamedia