Valverde’s position as Barcelona coach reportedly is not safe. Barcelona’s defeat of Atletico Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup puts additional pressure on the team .
In the match that took place at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Thursday (9/1/2020) or Friday early morning WIB, Barcelona surrendered with a score of 2-3. This defeat made Barcelona fail to advance to the top of the Spanish Super Cup, following Real Madrid.
Valvere realized his position is threatened after the match. “We know what football is like and there is always instability when losing,” Valverde said, quoted by Mundo Deportivo. “We will talk about the future, it is inevitable,” he said. Nevertheless, Valverde will remain focused on training Barcelona until there is a further decision from the club’s management. In addition, ESPN reports that Barcelona are approaching the club’s legend, Xavi Hernandez . Xavi is projected to change Valverde’s position as interpreter of the Blaugrana tactic, the nickname for Barcelona.