Gerardo Martino appointed as Barça coach

Gerardo Martino Gerardo Martino appointed as Barça coach

Barcelona – Barcelona have hired Argentine Gerardo Martino to replace Tito Vilanova as coach.

The 50-year-old Martino, like Barça’s World Player of the Year Lionel Messi a native of the city of Rosario, has agreed to a two-year contract, the club said on their website (www.fcbarcelona.com) today.

Vilanova (44) stepped down last week to continue treatment for throat cancer after leading Barça to the La Liga title in his first season since taking over from Pep Guardiola.

 

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