Gerardo Martino stepped down as Barcelona coach after they missed out on the Liga title in a 1-1 draw with champions Atletico Madrid.

Martino had been widely expected to leave, win or lose in Saturday evening's crunch clash at the Nou Camp, and Barca confirmed the news as his post-match press conference was beginning.
"Martino has announced that, by mutual agreement with the club, he ceases to be the coach of FC Barcelona," the club said on their Twitter account.
"I would like to thank the club for putting their confidence in me and I am sorry that I was unable to deliver," Argentine Martino told a news conference.
"The team fought to the end with lots of dignity."

No comments: