Barcelona FC misery continued in the UEFA Champions League as the Portuguese club, Benfica defeated the Spanish La Liga giant by 3-0 goals on Wednesday night. This was the club back to back defeat in the competition this season having lost to Bayern Munich by 3-0 goals in the first game making it the club worst performance in the UEFA Champions League since 1973.
Barcelona FC coach, Ronald Koeman is at present under pressure after the club terrible performance and might lose his job soonest. The club fans have called on the board to relieve Ronald Koeman as the coach before it is too late. According to one of the sports journalists named Fabrizio Romano, the club board has listed the club former player and legend, Xavi Hernandez and Roberto Martinez to take over from Ronald Koeman.
1. Xavi Hernandez
The former Barcelona FC player and legend, Xavi Hernandez currently coaches Al Sadd SC in Qatar. He holds a UEFA Pro License and is known for his 4-2-3-1 formation. Since joining Al Sadd SC in 2018, he has won six (6) trophies which include two (2) Qatar Cup, one (1) each of Qatar Stars League, Emir of Qatar Cup, Qatari Stars Cup, Sheikh Jassim Cup.
2. Roberto Martinez
The Spaniard who have managed clubs like Swansea City, Wigan Athletic and Everton is Belgium current national coach. Since he was appointed to manage Belgium national team, he has reformed the team which has made Belgium remain in the first position of FIFA World Ranking since 2018.
Roberto Martinez started his managerial career in the year 2007, he has played five hundred and seven (507) games, won two hundred and twenty-five (225), lost one hundred and fifty (150) and drawn one hundred and thirty-two (132). The Spaniard has only won two (2) trophies (Football League One in the 2007/2008 season and FA Cup in 2013).
Which of these two (2) managers do you think can manage Barcelona FC? Kindly leave your thoughts below.
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