Martino to be presented Friday

Barcelona have confirmed that they will sign new Coach Gerardo Martino to a contract on Friday before presenting him to the media.

The Catalans confirmed on Tuesday that they have reached an agreement with the 50-year-old to come in as Tito Vilanova’s replacement on a two-year deal.

On from this, Barca have now made clear that Martino will be arriving in Catalonia later this week ahead of finalising and signing his contract on Friday morning.

The former Newell’s Old Boys Coach, who yesterday spoke at a farewell Press conference at the Argentine club’s ground, will then be presented to the media at 12pm UK time.

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