FilGoal | News | Reports: Pirlo and Conte are candidates to succeed Koeman in Barcelona


Andrea Pirlo and Antonio Conte appeared among the candidates to succeed Ronald Koeman in the Barcelona training.

Barcelona is 8 points from the top of the Spanish League after playing only 4 matches.

According to Catalunya Radio, Koeman will be in the coach’s seat against Cadiz next Thursday.

The nominations are increasing in the last hours, as Xavi Hernandez is strongly linked to coach the Blaugrana and the succession of the Dutchman.

According to Mundo Deportivo, former Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo and former Juventus coach Antonio Conte, Chelsea and Inter are among the possible names to take over the task.

At the same time, the Barcelona administration is considering appointing a technical director to lead a long-term project.

In one season with Juventus, Pirlo won the Italian Cup and the Super Cup.

While Antonio Conte won the Italian league title last season and lost the European League final the season before last with Inter.


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