Barcelona appoint new director of sport

Whilst there is plenty of Barcelona news surrounding the team’s performance on the pitch, there is an equal amount of events surrounding the club behind the scenes.

The club’s new president Joan Laporta has made multiple appointments in the club’s board over the past six weeks while a number of senior figures behind the scenes have been moved on, including CEO Oscar Grau.

Read more: Barcelona confirm exit of CEO Oscar Grau

Xavi Budo, Barcelona

Now, the Blaugrana have moved to appoint Xavi Budo as the new director of sports at the club – and he will be a key figure in running the club’s La Masia youth system along with him now overseeing the women’s football department of the club.

The details of the role are outlined by El Mundo Deportivo, who outline how Xavi Budo was a key part of Laporta’s successful team who won the presidential elections in the Catalan capital last month.

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6 Comments

  1. Nat Lucas says:

    Indeed a good appointment. Up Barca

  2. Nat Lucas says:

    All we need is for Barca to be back to its former self, to be feared by other big clubs. Bring back our Neymar!

  3. Ugbang Abugbe says:

    Trust You guys make good decisions that will bring the team Glory days back! Make the team fearful and deadly to other teams!

  4. ABUBAKAR S ADAMU says:

    We need to bring Neymar and haalan

    1. Winstone Kawala says:

      In my opinion Neymar is more money power than club concern. He will still disappoint us when we need him most. His pride and temperamental causes him to frustrate most of the funs. We can try to get Haalan I think he do better than Neymar. Koeman is a principled manager who can end up differing with Neyman. He wants fresh blood than old guys on the field. Barc. Is a force to recon with in the next season.

  5. ABUBAKAR S ADAMU says:

    We need to bring Neymar and two or three players. Like alaba, haland, kimich

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