BARCELONA – Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu, is likely to act quickly to look for a replacement for their sporting director. However, he only wants people who have Barca DNA to replace the Andoni Zubizarreta.
Zubizarreta itself has just been fired, after Barca defeat of Real Sociedad last weekend. The decision was allegedly based on errors of 53-year-old man, in bringing new players.
One of the most remembered that when Barca brought Alen Halilovic from Dinamo Zegreb, in early 2014. By the age of just under 17 years, after the Catalan giants FIFA sanctions related to the transfer of underage players.
Latest Sevilla sporting director, Ramón Rodríguez Verdejo Monchi or commonly called, is now widely attributed to fill the void left by Zubizarreta. However, Bartomeu just want someone who has been very accord with Barca.
“Our new sports director is someone who already knows the club, or who has been at the club. We want someone with Barca DNA. There are the names mentioned by the media, but we have not confirmed with certainty, “said Bartomeu, as published by the Football Espana, Thursday (08/01/2015).
“One thing I would like to explain that Zubizarreta was not involved in the FIFA sanctions. He’s not one of those authorized to legalize the transfer of players. He is the person who has helped many Luis Enrique. We will announce the new sporting director in the next few days, “added the president.