The former coach of FC Barcelona, Ernesto Valverde , said goodbye Tuesday to Barcelona after being dismissed last night, and in an open letter that publishes the website of the Catalan club Extremadura said that in his stage as Barca has lived "moments very happy celebrating victories and titles, but also other hard and difficult. "
"Dear culés, my stage as a coach of FC Barcelona has come to an end. It has been two very intense seasons and a half since the beginning. During this time I have lived very happy moments celebrating victories and titles, but also other hard and difficult ones. But above all I want to highlight the experience and affection that I have felt from the fans during this stage, "says the paper.
Valverde, despite the dismissal as coach, wanted to thank the opportunity that was offered two and a half years ago: "I want to thank President Josep Maria Bartomeu and the Board of Directors for the opportunity they gave me to lead this team and their confidence throughout this weather".
"I would also like to thank the support and treatment of all the people who have accompanied me in the Club during these two and a half seasons and, especially, those who work in the first team and around it and with whom I have shared so many moments in the Sports City and on the road, "he added.
Finally, the coach also remembered those who were until yesterday Monday his players, whom he addressed in the last session in the Sports City: "Obviously I also want to thank the players for all the work and effort that have allowed us to celebrate four titles together. From now on I wish you all the luck in the world, as well as the new coach, Quique Setién . A hug to all. Visit Barça and Visca Catalunya. Ernesto Valverde ".
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